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Paul Gauguin Gallery

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Paul Gauguin (June 7, 1848 – May 8,1903) was a French Post-Impressionist artist recognized after his death for his use of colors and as a forerunner of the Symbolist movement. He was contemporary of Vincent Van Gogh, and his work influenced Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.

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10 Fun Facts About Australia

Great Barrier Reef

There are many fun facts out there about Australia. Officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, it is one of the wealthiest countries in the world. Geographic regions of Australia drastically differ from one another.   Australia has rainforests, deserts, coastal regions, tropical and temperate forests and is surrounded by the Indian and Pacific Oceans.  Most of the population of […]

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10 Things You Need to Know about Cats

Cat Playing with Yarn

While most people think of cats being cute and cuddly, others think that they are sneaky and sinister. Cats are fiercely independent animals that are not very high maintenance for most people. You don’t have to walk them or bathe them unless they get into something especially stinky. Here are a few things that you […]

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10 Creepy Facts about Spiders

Spider in its Web

Once you move past the instinctual fear of creepy crawlies, Spiders are fascinating animals. For some, spiders are the things that nightmares are made of, and they can make the toughest person run and scream. If you are one of the people who do not suffer from arachnophobia, here are a few fun facts for […]

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10 Interesting Facts about Dogs

Neo the Vizsla

So you think you know everything that that is to know about man’s best friend? There are many things that are common knowledge about dogs such how they like to chase cats and love peanut butter. However, here are a few things that you may not know about our four legged furry friends. 1. Dogs […]

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10 Interesting Facts About Earthquakes

San Francisco Earthquake 1906

Earthquakes, also know as tremors, quakes and temblors, result from a release of energy from the Earth’s crust.  Earthquakes can happen unexpectedly and can be quite dramatic for its victims. Past earthquakes have killed many people and destroyed many homes, buildings and neighborhoods. Here are 10 interesting facts about earthquakes. 1. Earth’s Energy Humans only […]

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