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Donald J. Trump made appearances on Sex and the City, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and even WWE Raw.

How Trump became a TV star before The Apprentice
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This man's knitwear has made him famous.

The man who blends into the background
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Speculation is that she is also the closed-eyed, blissed-out woman in The Kiss.

The mysterious muse of Gustav Klimt
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The language of 16th-Century falconry entered the colloquial thanks in part to one amateur falconer: William Shakespeare.

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How Irish falconry changed language
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Most of Singapore’s population speak the unofficial language or dialect known as Singlish.

The language the government tried to suppress
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"Readers are seldom lonely or bored, because reading is a refuge and an enlightenment." (More incredible photos here: [ Link ]
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These whimsical creations aren’t just fun – they also give surprising insight into the British psyche. (via BBC Britain)

The provocative maps that tell Britain’s history
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The David Lynch classic invites countless interpretations.

Blue Velvet is terrifying, seductive and ahead of its time
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J.R.R. Tolkien fought in the Battle of the Somme during World War One.

Tolkien’s grandson on how WW1 inspired The Lord of the Rings
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Its shocking satire turned out to be eerily prescient.

The 'outrageous' 40-year-old film that predicted the future
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The film is out in the UK on Friday.

Does Natalie Portman soar as Jackie?
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Europe's first underwater museum, Museo Atlantico has opened in Lanzarote.

A museum on the ocean floor
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It's going to be another incredible year for television.

29 TV shows to watch out for in 2017
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From Charlotte Brontë’s infatuated notes, to Henry VIII’s lovesick doodles, and the anguished scribbles of Nelson’s lover

What history’s love letters reveal
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Afghan women express forbidden love through secret poems, otherwise known as landays.

The 22 syllables that can get you killed
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Far from being a purveyor of concrete boxes, Le Corbusier was first and foremost an artist.

The man who changed the way we live
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“Readers are seldom lonely or bored, because reading is a refuge and an enlightenment… It seems to me that there is always something luminous in the face of a person in the act of reading.” – Paul Theroux

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Striking photos of readers around the world
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The books that first make us fall in love with reading stay with us forever.

The 11 greatest children’s books
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Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie is finally here.

Buildings to look out for in 2017