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15 photos that show the working-from-home spaces of great minds

Famous authors, playwrights, scientists, and artists completed some of their best pieces of work while working from home. Mark Twain began writing “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” from his study at Quarry Farm in Elmira, New York. Children’s book author Roald Dahl even built a small hut in his garden […]
15 photos that show the working-from-home spaces of great minds
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21 rags-to-riches stories that will inspire you

Before they became some of the richest people in the world, these celebrities and entrepreneurs endured hardship and struggles. Leonardo DiCaprio, one of the biggest names in Hollywood, grew up in a drug-torn part of Los Angeles, while Oscar-winner Halle Berry slept in a homeless shelter during her early acting […]
21 rags-to-riches stories that will inspire you
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12 famous people who died on the Titanic — and 11 who survived

The Titanic – billed as an unsinkable ship – hit an iceberg and sank on April 15, 1912. Over 1,500 people died in the maritime disaster, while 705 individuals survived. A number of the victims and survivors were famous people. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. The Titanic is one of […]
12 famous people who died on the Titanic — and 11 who survived
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The stories of 10 famous people who served in World War 1

World War I ended 100 years ago Sunday. Beginning in July 1914, the Great War lasted more than four years and killed an estimated 8.5 million soldiers and 13 million civilians. And of the more than 65 million troops that were mobilized during the war, a handful of them were […]
The stories of 10 famous people who served in World War 1
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9 quotes that famous people didn’t actually say

• Famous quotes from people like Julius Caesar and Marie Antoinette can be misattributed. • It’s all too easy for famous quotes to spread on the internet without the right person behind them. • Even Julius Caesar’s iconic “Et tu, Brute?” might be incorrect. Quotes from famous people get thrown […]
9 quotes that famous people didn’t actually say
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20 rich and famous people who were once homeless

Before these stars graced red carpets, film screens, and book signings across the country, they were homeless. These inspiring rags-to-riches stories go to show that even the direst of situations can turn around. From Dr. Phil to Jennifer Lopez and Chris Pratt, these rich and famous people turned misfortune into […]
20 rich and famous people who were once homeless