22 September 1835 – E. A. Poe marries his 13-year-old cousin

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Edgar Allan Poe first met Virginia Clemm in 1829, shortly after his mother’s death, when she was 7 years old, and he was 20. Their parents, his natural father and her mother were siblings, and Edgar, who had moved into their house, probably transferred the feelings for his mother to his Aunt Maria, and later to his cousin.
Poe and Virginia quickly became friends, and she followed him on long walks in the countryside and even delivered his love letters to a neighbour. But, at some point, his affections turned to his cousin. It is said that the pair attended strangers’ funerals, held each other and cried.
The family was supported by Virginia’s mother, Maria, who sewed and took in boarders, and by an annual pension granted to her paralyzed grandmother, Elizabeth Cairnes Poe. When Elizabeth died the family’s financial situation became really difficult. Therefore, Edgar considered marrying Virginia but…

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Brazil opens vast Amazon reserve to mining – BBC News

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The previously-protected area is bigger than Denmark and is thought to be rich in gold.

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Our Town

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Our TownRoyal Exchange, Manchester.

19 September 2017.

The Royal Exchange’s stage is crowded with people sitting around tables, chatting and waiting for something to start. Everyone is dressed as if they have just walked in off the street and it isn’t obvious who are the audience and who are the cast. The setting is so mundane and the furniture so utilitarian, it could be a local community centre. When Youssef Kerkour interrupts the chatter it wouldn’t seem out-of-place for him to start calling out the numbers for a night of bingo. Instead he welcomes us to Grover’s Corners, a New Hampshire town as the 20th century dawns.

True to playwright Thornton Wilder’s vision, we are asked to imagine the town largely without the assistance of scenery, costumes or props. Kerkour is the Stage Manager and he sweeps his hands wide to show us where Main Street would cut through the tables…

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Look Up and Wave! OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Probe Flies by Earth Today

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Comet’s 2014 Mars Flyby Caused Most Intense Meteor Shower Ever Recorded

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Comet’s 2014 Mars Flyby Caused Most Intense Meteor Shower Ever Recorded

Source: Comet’s 2014 Mars Flyby Caused Most Intense Meteor Shower Ever Recorded

Do you speak Bohemian?

The historical town of Prague, Czech Republic, has become an increasingly popular tourist destination in recent years. The peaceful town square with its legendary clock and the breathtaking Charles bridge in the background is on the bucket lists of many. But if you want to experience something different in addition to your visit to Prague, it’s a good idea to check out the nearby local town of Cesky Krumlov.

Located in the South Bohemian region of the Czech Republic, the town carries an air of music and culture that is sure to engulf you. The castle of Cesky Krumlov marks itself as a UNESCO World Heritage site with its 13th century Gothic and Renaissance architecture, acute alleyways and panoramic views from the bell tower. Also famous for its production of rare gemstones like moldavite (15 million year old stones, found exclusively in regions of Bohemia), you will often see the…

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Homemade Remedies For Hair Fall Solution In Hindi

Anokhi Roshani

आज की तनावभरी जिंदगी में बालो का गिरना सामान्य हो चूका हे. 50% महिलाओ को बालो के गिरने की समस्या होती ही  हे. आइये तो बालो के गिरने के कारण ओर उपाय जानते हे .

( Important : – यदि आपके बाल दिन में लगभग 70-100 से भी अधिक झड़ते हो तो आपको Doctor से सलाह लेने की अति आवश्यकता हे. क्यूंकि कई ऐसी दुर्लभ बीमारिया भी होती हे जिससे बाल झड़ते हे.  )

बाल झड़ने के कारण :

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  • रोजिंदा जीवनशैली में तनावग्रस्त , Tension, Depress  रहना यह एक बल झड़ने का मुख्य कारण हे.
  • जिन्हें  थायरोइड ( Thyroid ) की समस्या हो उनके भी बाल काफी मात्र में झड़ते हे.
  •  पौष्टिक ओर समतोल आहार ना लेना , खाने – पिने में नजरांदाज करना यह भी एक बाल झड़ने का कारण हे .
  • शरीर में यदि कोई Hormonal Change होते हे, तो उनकी असर भी बालो पर होती हे…

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Glowing Red Eye: Cosmic Bubble Surrounds Odd ‘Carbon Star’

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‘Extremely Dangerous’ Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall in Puerto Rico

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