Handwriting in Roman manuscript suggests Queen Elizabeth I translated Tacitus's Annals
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From human-sized penguins to the discovery of a lost continent, these are 19 of the most interesting facts we learned in 2019 . December 5, 2019 . Each and every year, we make amazing discoveries that change the way we see ourselves and the world around us .
Welcome to 2019 , I am glad we all made it to the year. It is pertinent for you to know some of the events that is expected to happen this year. 4. In April 30, 2019 – Emperor Akihito of Japan will abdicate from his position; the first abdication by a Japanese monarch in about two centuries.
Two editions of the artwork have sold for $120,000. Pic: Zeno ZottiJacopo Zotti
The work was on display at the Art Basel Miami Beach exhibition. Pic: Zeno ZottiJacopo Zotti
Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan said he had been working on the idea for a year
Maurizio Cattelan previously created a solid gold toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace
A banana duct-taped to a wall has been sold by an artist for $120,000 (£91,000).
The installation by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan went on display at the Art Basel Miami Beach exhibition this week.
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Organisers say two editions of the work, called Comedian, each sold for around $120,000 (£91,000) - and the price of a third edition has now reportedly been raised to $150,000 (£114,000).
Cattelan previously created the solid gold toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire earlier this year.
A spokeswoman for Art Basel Miami Beach told Sky News: "After a 15-year hiatus, Maurizio has returned to the international art fair, and we are so fortunate to collaborate with him.
"The banana is many things - a symbol of global trade, a witty double entendre, and a classic device for humour.
"Maurizio takes mundane objects and transforms them into vehicles of both delight and critique."
Art journalist Sarah Cascone said the artwork was the "talk of the town in Miami right now".
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The first edition was sold to a French woman, while the second edition was snapped up by Frenchman, according to art market website Artnet.
Cattelan - who picked the banana for his artwork from a Miami supermarket - has reportedly decided to sell the third edition to a museum, with two institutions already having expressed interest.
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Lee Harvey Oswald, the man who assassinated U.S. President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963.
Infrared images reveal hidden tattoos on Egyptian female mummies
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Do these interesting facts have you rethinking everything? People stash their phones in their back pockets all the time, which is why Samsung created a robot Chicago’s nickname was coined by 19 th-century journalists who were referring to the fact that its residents were “windbags” and “full of hot air.”
You didn't misread here we have one thousand random & interesting facts about literally everything! Here at The Fact Site, we ’re celebrating our 10th birthday, and we wanted to celebrate huge! A great majority of examples now existing were made in the 18th and 19 th centuries as jokes.
Soldiers fighting during the Warsaw Uprising (Aug. 1, 1944 – Oct. 2, 1944), a Polish resistance movement led by the Home Army to liberate Warsaw, Poland, from Nazi Germany rule during World War II.
Martin Luther King (C) and Mathew H. Ahmann (L) photographed during the Civil Rights March on Washington D.C., U.S., on Aug. 28, 1963
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A photograph of the Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States.
People reading about D-Day (the Normandy landings) from a news ticker at Times Square in New York City, New York, U.S.
Considered the largest seaborne military invasion in history, the landings saw allied forces target a 50-mile (80 kilometers) stretch of coastline in Normandy, France, from which to begin an assault on German-occupied Western Europe during World War II.
A photograph of Nazi Germany leader Adolf Hitler.
'Facts don't matter' as people 'will believe whatever they want anyway': Bolt
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A young boy introduces himself to Indian soldiers who’ve just arrived to fight alongside French and British forces during World War I in Marseilles, France, on Sept. 30, 1914.
A photograph of iconic Hollywood actress Audrey Hepburn.
A photograph of a British Royal Air Force (RAF) pilot ready for a patrol over German lines during World War 1, circa October 1918.
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Legendary rock musician Elvis Presley with his wife, Priscilla, and daughter, Lisa Marie.
A photograph of daily life at Old Slip Piers (circa 1890-1910) along the East River, just below the end of Wall Street, in New York City, New York, U.S. The area used to be called Banana Docks because of frequent fruit shipments from around the world.
A photograph of former Russian emperor Nicholas II (also called Nikolai).
A photograph of the Sami peope, who are indigenous Finno-Urgic inhabitants of the Arctic area of Sápmi, circa 1885-1892.
A photograph of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States.
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Soldiers of C-Company, 36th Armored Infantry Regiment, at Geich, Germany, on Dec. 11, 1944.
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A photograph of baseball legend Ted Williams.
A wounded British soldier on a cot in a desert hospital tent in Libya, on June 18, 1942.
A photograph of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom as a young woman.
A photograph of a little boy and his dog.
A photograph of Harry Truman, the 33rd president of the United States.
A photograph of Soviet-era pilot and cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, who became the first human in space when his Vostok 1 spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth on April 12, 1961.
Former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill makes a radio address from the Cabinet Room at 10 Downing Street in London, England, sometime during World War II.
A photograph of John F. Kennedy (R), the 35th president of the United States, with his brothers Robert (L) and Ted.
Three young boys stare at the burned remains of a German Panther tank in the Falaise pocket of Normandy, France, on Aug. 25, 1944.
An injured Cambodian guerrilla is carried to an improvised operating room in a mangrove swamp on the Ca Mau Peninsula in Vietnam, on Sep. 1, 1970.
Khloe Kardashian: Leftover food from our parties goes to food banks
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We learnt so many interesting facts about Ecuador with every day we spent there. 3. In 12 April 2019 Ecuador granted political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Under investigation by the US government and facing extradition to Sweden, Assange sought refuge at the Embassy of Ecuador
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British soldiers with bayonets climb out of trenches during World War I in France.
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He told Artnet he had been working on the idea for about a year and first created versions in bronze and resin.
He said: "Wherever I was travelling I had this banana on the wall. I couldn't figure out how to finish it.
"In the end, one day I woke up and I said 'the banana is supposed to be a banana'."
Gallery owner Emmanuel Perrotin, who has worked with Cattelan for more than 25 years, dismissed the idea that the artwork is a joke, telling Artnet that every aspect of the work was carefully considered, from the shape of the fruit, to the angle its been affixed with duct tape to the wall, to its placement.
Comedian is sold with a certificate of authenticity and owners can replace the banana as needed, the Miami Herald reported.
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