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Mini Masters Board Book Set

Mini Masters – $19.95 Are you looking for the perfect gift for your favorite geeky baby? You need the Mini Masters board book set from the NeatoShop. This fantastic set includes 4 art board books featuring masterpieces by Vincent Van Gogh, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, and Edgar Degas. Marie La Petite Danseuse Doll modeled after Degas’ Little [...]

30 Famous People With Law Degrees

Law degree image via Shutterstock Second-guessing your career choice? You’re not alone. Even people who put themselves through many extra years of schooling sometimes end up changing their minds. That’s the case with many of these people, who ditched their law degrees in favor of other pursuits — quite successful ones at that. Authors 1. Washington Irving. The [...]

The Painted Lady

The following is an article from the book Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Plunges Into History Again. How a lady and her hat scandalized Paris. In 1905, a painting shown in Paris shocked the public. Critics reviled it; religious and conservative moralists made speeches against it. The artist who painted it was vilified as a “wild beast” and [...]