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LIFESTYLE

What you need to understand about the Living Room

The living room is a room in a house where people sit and relax. The term "living room" is found initially in the decorating literature of the 1890s, where a living room is understood to be a reflection of the personality of the designer, rather than the Victorian conventions of the day.

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What you need to understand about the Living Room

FASHION-BEAUTY

Eye-catching Aso-Ebi Corsets Styles That Ladies Can Slay To Any Event Or Occasion

Hello ladies,You might probably associate corsets with the dreaded,claustrophobic lingerie worn in the Victorian age,where the women had no choice but to rock it that way.

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Eye-catching Aso-Ebi Corsets Styles That Ladies Can Slay To Any Event Or Occasion

SOCIETY

See What This Newly Employed Housemaid Was Caught Doing That Sparks Reactions Online [Photos]

Please what do you think is the Right Punishment for this Newly Employed Housemaid? See what this Newly Employed Housemaid Was Caught Doing that Sparks Reactions Online Photos. Actually, A maid, housemaid, maidservant, or chambermaid, is a female domestic worker. Although now usually found only in the wealthiest households, in the Victorian era domestic service was the second largest category of employment in England and Wales, after agricultural work. Just Recently, An Instagram User who was identified by his

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See What This Newly Employed Housemaid Was Caught Doing That Sparks Reactions Online [Photos]

EDUCATION

People who struggled in school but later became successful.

Do you want to become successful? Do you want to make great impact on the world ? Maybe you should drop out of school . Education is important but it is not everything. How well you do in school is not an indication of how successful you will be in life .

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People who struggled in school but later became successful.

SCIENCE-HIGHTECH

Improve your knowledge with these incredible facts.

These are incredible facts that will improve your knowledge and also help boost your knowledge.1.In the Victorian era they had a special tea cups that protects your mustache from getting in your tea.

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Improve your knowledge with these incredible facts.

FASHION-BEAUTY

Look alluring and sultry in these corset tops and gowns

A corset is a garment worn to hold and train the torso into a desired shape.Traditionally a smaller waist or larger button or to support breasts.Corsets have now being introduced into the modern fashion.

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Look alluring and sultry in these corset tops and gowns

LIFESTYLE

Man Paid $400,000 For His 139-Year-Old House To Be Moved To A New Location

The world has seen various progress in terms of technology, several things deemed impossible have been made possible.

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Man Paid $400,000 For His 139-Year-Old House To Be Moved To A New Location

FASHION-BEAUTY

See 8 Images Of Men Wearing Makeup

Makeup has been seen and used by girls only, but over time, a lot of men have come out to break the fashion trend. To some of us, it may be new to see men putting on makeup; suffice to say, makeup has been a thing for men since 4000BC, not until in the 1800s when it was relegated to one end of the gender spectrum. This was made possible by the influential Queen Victoria 1 of Great Britain and the church of England; during the Victorian era, makeup was considered an abomination by both the crown and the church,

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See 8 Images Of Men Wearing Makeup

HEALTH

Meet Cathie Jung, the lady who broke the Guinness World Record for the World's tiniest waist.

Over the years, some kinds of people has been thrilling the world with their unique and rare features which are always different from those of the majority.They have stood out with these features that no one else had.

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Meet Cathie Jung, the lady who broke the Guinness World Record for the World's tiniest waist.

ENTERTAINMENT

Victorian Women Savagely Dumped their Lovers for some Strange Reasons

Even in the Victorian Era, hearts were being broken left and right.Back then, everything seemed so prim and proper, but people didn't always play nice.

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Victorian Women Savagely Dumped their Lovers for some Strange Reasons

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Never be too busy for loved ones

It is very easy in the rush of living to overlook people close to us. I do it. I have brothers who are very special, very close to me and I forget to phone, forget to stay in touch. Not because I don't care but because I am too busy.

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Never be too busy for loved ones

FASHION-BEAUTY

Stylish ways to rock your white shirts

The influence of the white shirt can be best traced in the Victorian era where it was an important symbol of wealth and class distinction and a powerful emblem of sobriety.White is a classic colour you can never go wrong with!I have said that white has it all.

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Stylish ways to rock your white shirts

PETS

5 Allegedly Reported Cases of Animals Who Committed Suicide

Suicide is the act of taking away mortality, but how will can it be done when you don't know what mortality is. It is obvious that animals do exhibit some human behavior as they feel emotionally attached sometimes just like human.  A curious story once appeared in 1845 about a black dog, who reportedly "threw himself into the water" in an attempted suicide. His legs and feet were in "perfect stillness" – highly unusual for a dog in a river. Reports even has it that even when the dog was dragged out, the dog

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5 Allegedly Reported Cases of Animals Who Committed Suicide

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

5 Weird facts about Valentine you don't know.

As we all know that Valentine is around the corner , in fact it's just in two days time. Valentine is a time where we show love to people we care about , our family members and friends by giving them gifts and other things. Today in this article I would be sharing with you some weird facts about Valentine that you didn't know. 1) Valentine's day actually started as a rebellion of sorts. Valentine's day is actually celebrated to remember Saint Valentine a priest who was murdered for his beliefs . According to

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5 Weird facts about Valentine you don't know.

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Bride blasted on social media due to her choice of a wedding dress

How did this white dress tradition for a bride started? It all started with Victorian era elites after Queen Victoria wore a white lace dress at her wedding. It has since then become a traditional formal or semi-formal wedding dress for a British bride because that is were it originated from. I believe this means it's not mandatory for others to do so. Most times, people choose to force the tradition of others on us which right, should not be A Twitter user identified as @Under10kshopp took to her account to

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Bride blasted on social media due to her choice of a wedding dress

ECONOMY-FINANCE

139 Years Old House Was Moved From Its Old Location To A New Location.

A house in the United States was recently moved from it old location and it cost it's owner over $400,000, (N152,300 000) to do so.

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139 Years Old House Was Moved From Its Old Location To A New Location.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

See as a 139 year old house was moved from its old address to a new location in US

The residents were impressed because the video shows the moment when the house was built and moved to a new location - Recently a home in the US was moved from its old address to a new location, costing the owner over $ 400,000 (N152,300,000) - The house, a 139-year-old Victorian mansion

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See as a 139 year old house was moved from its old address to a new location in US

RELIGION

Why Do People Propose With Engagement Rings?

Why do engagement rings exist?And why do engagement rings have diamonds?It turns out, betrothal rings are much older than diamond engagement rings.Before the late 19th century, diamond engagement rings were uncommon, even though royals sometimes exchanged diamond rings.

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Why Do People Propose With Engagement Rings?

CULTURE

Today February 7 in History

1812: Charles John Huffman Dickens Charles Dickens FRSA an English novelist and social critic was born this day in Portsmouth, England; he was the greatest novelist of the Victorian era; his many books include  Oliver Twist, and Great Expectation  1938: Harvey Samuel Firestone, an American businessman and founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber Company died this day, aged 70 years.  1951: More than 700 suspected communist sympathisers were massacred this day in South Korea in the Korean War.  1979: This day,

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Today February 7 in History

SOCIETY

UK introduces 50pounds in honour of gay man

The UK central bank introduces the new polymer note in honour of gay mathematician Alan Turing.Mr Turing played a very special role in the development of computer science and he is considered the brain behind modern computing.The bill contains some of Turing's work .

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UK introduces 50pounds in honour of gay man