Category Archive: Arts and Humanities

Arts and Humanities subjects ranging from performing arts, visual arts, literature and language.

What is the Difference Between Homophones and Homographs?

What is the difference between homophones and homographs?

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Seeing double in Super Mario…

The next time you ever play the Nintendo video game, Super Mario Bros., look closely at the clouds and the bushes. They are the same graphic. The only differences are their placement and color.

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If you thought YOUR makeup was expensive…

The producers of the 1968 movie, “Planet of the Apes” spent $1,000,000 dollars of the film’s budget just on makeup.

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The 5th Marx Brother…

The Marx brothers’ real names were actually — Julius (Groucho), Adolph (Harpo), Leonard (Chico), Herbert (Zeppo), And a 5th brother — Milton (Gummo), who was actually never in any of the Marx Brothers’ movies.

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Horray for “Hollywoodland?”

Hollywoodland Sign

The famous “Hollywood” sign in Los Angeles, California actually read “Hollywoodland” when it was built in 1923 as an advertisement for a housing developing business. The sign was only meant to last 18 months. It was rebuilt by the L.A. Parks Department in 1949, because it had drawn so much interest. That is when it …

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A young and famous news reporter!

The first African-American woman to anchor the news on WVTF-TV in Nashville, TN, was none other than Oprah Winfrey — when she was only 19 years old.

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