Her name was Virginia Clemm, and she was his cousin. When Poe, age 27, married her, she was just 13. How and why they wed is the strangest of Poe’s grim tales.
This is one of the easiest: “On Monday, I sold 3/7 of my pears; on Tuesday, I sold 16 more than 1/2 of the remainder, and had 20 pears left. How many had I at first?”
In the early 1980s, Mattel needed a new kind of Barbie. Sword-Slinger Barbie. They wound up with more than they bargained for.
You might assume it was about politics, sensitive geopolitical tensions, or international espionage. You couldn’t be more wrong.
It wasn’t clothing. Or art. Or even jewelry.
A deep dive into the history of the one and only Vamp.
It all depends on whose photos are inside. This one contains some of the rarest pictures of all time.
Today the most overcrowded place on the planet is Manila, the capital of the Philippines, where the population density is estimated to be 107,560 per square mile. But it doesn’t hold a candle to the most densely packed place of all time, Kowloon Walled City.