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The 10 Most Important Kisses in the Universe

Pucker up as we explore 10 smooches that changed religion, art, culture, and history. 1. The Kiss of Judas: A Betrayal or Just Misunderstood? Nothing ends a good “bromance” quite like flagrant, murderous betrayal. A long time ago, a wandering preacher named Jesus was doing pretty well for himself—building up a following and promoting religious teachings—until one [...]

Einstein’s immigration papers turn up

The immigration card belonging to Albert Einstein was recently discovered at Heathrow Airport. On May 25, 1933, Nobel Prize winner and father of moder…

The Number of the Day: 40%

During its 62 years of operation, the immigration station at Ellis Island welcomed in excess of 12 million immigrants to the United States. As a result, an estimated 40% of U.S. citizens have at least one ancestor who passed through its gates. Related Fact: Located just a short boat trip from Ellis Island stands the Statue [...]