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    W.E.B. Du Bois was many things in his lifetime: a civil rights activist—he was a co-founder of the NAACP—a sociologist, a historian, a poet, and an author. And, in a lesser-known role, he was a designer.Du Bois, who was born on February 23, 1868, a...
    Royals from Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Monaco, and elsewhere gathered at the 2010 wedding of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden.Jonas Ekstromer-Pool, Getty ImagesThanks to a history of intermarriage, Europe's royal families are all tied to each other i...
    Braun and Hogenberg map of London, Civitates Orbis Terrarum (1572)Braun and Hogenberg, Wikimedia Commons // Public DomainAs a city that's been around for almost 2000 years, London has seen its fair share of violence. Some of those centuries-old murde...