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10 incredible things you didn’t know about Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore is a national monument in South Dakota, but there are some things that you may not know about it. For instance, there is a secret room behind President Lincoln’s head that was supposed to house some of the country’s most important documents. Mount Rushmore’s design changed a few […]
10 incredible things you didn’t know about Mount Rushmore
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Here’s a tour of George Washington’s estate, Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon is the Virginia estate that belonged to George Washington, the first president of the United States of America. He acquired the property from his father and brother in 1754, and quickly began extensive renovations on its architectural structure and design. The 21-room mansion, and its expansive gardens and […]
Here’s a tour of George Washington’s estate, Mount Vernon
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Shocking things you didn’t know about every US president

John Quincy Adams was a huge fan of skinny-dipping and he did it every morning. Thomas Jefferson’s favourite mockingbird was named Dick. Andrew Jackson kept a 1,400-pound block of cheddar cheese in the White House. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Forget everything you learned in history class. There’s a […]
Shocking things you didn’t know about every US president
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Cigars, painting, and crosswords: the surprising hobbies of 17 presidents

The lesser-known habits of past American presidents are athletic, creative, and even delicious. John Quincy Adams liked to go skinny dipping while Ronald Reagan enjoyed horseback riding. These habits helped the leaders of the free world unwind. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. Though presidential legacies are mostly comprised of the […]
Cigars, painting, and crosswords: the surprising hobbies of 17 presidents
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The height differences between all the US presidents and first ladies

While every American president and first lady has reached the same heights of political office and public service, not all reached the White House at the same physical height. The average height of US presidents was 5-foot-10-inches, and the typical height difference between presidents and first ladies was 6.5 inches. […]
The height differences between all the US presidents and first ladies
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A look inside the daily routine of Abraham Lincoln, who started working before breakfast, forgot to eat regular meals, and was known to walk through the White House late at night

• This Presidents’ Day, Americans celebrate the legacy of the United States presidency. • Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president, is widely regarded as one of the greatest presidents of all time. • Lincoln’s daily work routine reflects his intense work ethic. Abraham Lincoln is widely considered America’s greatest president. Monday, […]
A look inside the daily routine of Abraham Lincoln, who started working before breakfast, forgot to eat regular meals, and was known to walk through the White House late at night
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This GIF shows all of the US presidents in order of height

The results of President Donald Trump’s second physical examination were released on Thursday. According to his full health report, Trump is 6 feet 3 inches tall, making him one of the taller presidents. The tallest American president was Abraham Lincoln, at 6 feet 4 inches. James Madison, the country’s fourth […]
This GIF shows all of the US presidents in order of height
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11 things unsuccessful people do over long weekends

Labour Day is Monday – which means some workers in the US will be getting a day off of work. Business Insider reached out to three experts to get a sense of some pitfalls to avoid during long weekends. They recommended protecting and being intentional with your time off. Labour […]
11 things unsuccessful people do over long weekends
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32 American Presidents Share Their Best Life Advice

Some of them hated it. Some of them loved it. All of them learned from it. Since George Washington’s inauguration, 44 men have occupied the White House to perform one of the most difficult jobs in the world. Some defined their terms with great accomplishments or grave misjudgments; others barely […]
32 American Presidents Share Their Best Life Advice