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The Bloody Benders Family Merciful killers

The Bender Family, also known as the Bloody Benders, was a family of serial killers who lived and operated in Labette County, Kansas, from May 1871 to December 1872.[1] The family consisted of John Bender and his wife, Elvira, their son, John Jr., and daughter, Kate. While Bender mythology holds that John Jr. and Kate were siblings, contemporary newspapers reported ...

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The Most Famous Nude Paintings In World (Part 2)

The Sleeping Venus (Italian: Venere dormiente), also known as the Dresden Venus (Venere di Dresda), is a painting traditionally attributed to the Italian Renaissance painter Giorgione, although it has long been usually thought that Titian completed it after Giorgione’s death in 1510. The landscape and sky are generally accepted to be mainly by him. In the 21st century, much scholarly ...

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Darband, A Street Built By Reza Khan With A Tax On Alcohol

Darband, formerly a village close to Tajrish, Shemiran, is a neighborhood inside Tehran’s metropolitan limits.[1] It is the beginning of a popular hiking trail into Mount Tochal, which towers over Tehran. A chairlift is also available for those not interested in hiking. The Persian term Darband translates to “door of the mountain” (band, a variation of vand and fand, meaning ...

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The Most Famous Nude Paintings In World (Part 1)

Sleeping Venus (also known as Sleeping Venus with Putti) is a c. 1603 painting by Annibale Carracci held by the Musée Condé in Chantilly, Oise, France. This oil painting measures 190x328cm. It depicts Venus sleeping with her arm above her head as putti frolic around her. Carracci painted Sleeping Venus for Odoardo Farnese. Giovanni Battista Agucchi wrote an ekphrasis of ...

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The Most Expensive Paintings In The World

When ranking the most famous paintings of all time, we have to realize that the act of painting is an ancient medium, dating as far back as 40,000 years ago, when early humans applied ochre and charcoal to cave walls to create images of animals or stencils of their own handprints. It was, in other words, present at the birth ...

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