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Art glossary, definitions of art movements, biographies of notable artists, museum info, and more.
The history and all winners of the Nobels, Pulitzers, Oscars, Grammys, Tonys, Emmys, National Book Award, and more awards.
Book quote lists, best-seller lists, stats on book sales and reading trends, recommended books, poets laureate, and more.
Tips for solving puzzles, with lists of 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-, and 6-plus letter words.
Best movie quotes, top movies of all time, stats on box office grosses, recommended DVDs and movies, AFI top ten lists, film festivals, and more.
Top-selling albums, most-played songs, timelines, recommended DVDs, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, and more.
Primer on Greek, Roman, Norse, and Egyptian mythology, including the gods, goddesses, and heroes, the nine Muses, the labors of Hercules, and more.
News sources, top consumer magazines, and more.
Broadway shows and theaters, favorite operas, dance companies, timelines, and more.
Learn about the major religions of the world, their cultural traditions, and statistics about religiosity worldwide.
Discover entertainment that has thrilled people for centuries, including puzzles, video games, and even amusement parks.
Top-rated shows, timeline, hall of fame, and more.
Grammar guide, tips to improve writing and research skills, stats and facts on language, Latin and Greek elements, and more.
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