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Hatfields and McCoys Reality Series
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History Developing ‘Hatfields & McCoy’s Reality Series?

These days, one of the surest ways to capitalize on an original blockbuster success is to develop a reality series inspired by its premise. We saw an example earlier this week with The CW putting into development a reality series with a striking similarity to 'The Hunger Games,' though this may be the most surprising example to date. Based on the runaway award-winning success of History's 'Hatfields & McCoys' the cable channel is going back to the well to develop a reality TV series around the descendants of the famous family. Will it be just as buzz-worthy?

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Little Known Facts About Abilene – Shay’s Top 5

I've lived in Abilene all my life. Born at Hendrick Hospital (little known fact!) but there are still a lot of things about his town I'm still learning. We have a lot of history here and in our surrounding areas. So I've

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DoctorWho, Flickr
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What Exactly Is the History Behind Mardi Gras?

After Hurricane Katrina devastated the Atlantic Coast in 2005, New Orleans, and the region as a whole, gained more prominence in the national and international news, and rightly so.

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Daily Infographic
Daily Infographic
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Get Inspired with 500 Years of Halloween Costumes [CHART]

You may have seen some of the year’s hottest costumes and decided they’re not for you. Maybe you’re someone who goes for the classics like vampires or ghosts. Or maybe you’re just a history buff who simply wants to pay homage to your favorite bygone era, but you’re stumped for ideas.

Search no longer. The artistically-gifted folks at DailyInfographic are giving you an assist. They put their heads together with retailer HalloweenExpress to create this very cool visual representation of centuries of costumes and their inspiration.

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Pop Chart Lab
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Can You Recognize the Most Famous Haircuts in Hollywood History?

There are some fictional characters whose hair is so iconic that if someone were to take the razor to their cranium they’d lose their whole identity. What would Mr. T be without his beard and mohawk? How about Leia without the buns?

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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This Day in History for September 2 – V-J Day and More

1666 – The Great Fire of London breaks out and burns for three days, destroying St. Paul’s Cathedral and 10,000 other buildings (More info)

1789 – The United States Department of the Treasury is founded (More info)

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Central Press, Getty Images
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This Day in History for September 1 – Titanic Wreckage Found and More

1864 – Atlanta falls to Union forces during the Civil War (More info)

1897 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America (More info)

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Scott Barbour, Getty Images
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This Day in History for August 31 – Princess Diana Dies and More

1803 – Lewis and Clark start their expedition to the west (More info)

1888 – Mary Ann Nichols, the first of Jack the Ripper’s confirmed victims, is murdered (More info)

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The National Archives
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This Day in History for August 30 – Thurgood Marshall Confirmed and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

30 BC – Cleopatra commits suicide (More info)

1963 – The “hotline” between the leaders of the US and the Soviet Union goes into operation (More info)

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Chris Graythen, Getty Images
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This Day in History for August 29 – Hurricane Katrina Strikes and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1831 – Michael Faraday discovers electromagnetic induction (More info)

1898 – The Goodyear tire company is founded (More info)

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Brad Barket, Getty Images
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This Day in History for August 28 – Gorbachev Resigns and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1867 – During World War II, the United States takes possession of the then-unoccupied Midway Atoll (More info)

1963 – At the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Martin Luther King, Jr. gives his ‘I Have a Dream’ speech (More info)

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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This Day in History for August 19 – Germany Elects Hitler and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1812 – The American frigate USS Constitution earns the nickname “Old Ironsides” after defeating the British frigate HMS Guerriere off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada (More info)

1909 – The first race is held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the home of the Indianapolis 500 (More info)

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