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  1. "I think most of the time Elvis didn’t even know I was taking photographs," said the photographer, who died in 2014
  2. Before the first disposable sanitary napkin hit the mass market, periods were thought of in a much different way
  3. These historical humbugs rival Ebenezer Scrooge and the Grinch in their lack of holiday spirit
  4. These cemeteries, memorials and museums around the world remember the millions who died in the Great War
  5. It's a small tribute to a big leader in women's suffrage
  6. Heraldo bequeathed her home to the Louis Armstrong House Museum, which plans to renovate the property with the help of a sizable city grant
  7. Indian officials say the hunters initially attempted tranquilizing the animal, but killed her, reportedly in self-defense, in the end
  8. An innovative 1890s gear-and-lever voting machine mechanized the counting of the ballots so they could be tallied in minutes, not hours or days
  9. From his birth in Boston to his death in Baltimore, check out places that were important to America's favorite macabre author
  10. Don’t freak out—our arachnid friends help more than hurt