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Famous Tall Musicians

Famous Tall Musicians Even if they weren’t the lead singer or front man of their band, these musicians still gained the audience’s attention as they rocked their height while rocking on stage. Krist Novoselic – Nirvana – 6’7" Novoselic was co-founder and bass player...

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Where Did the Term “Tall Tale” Come From?

Tall tales are folk stories that are wildly exaggerated for the enjoyment of the audience and are sometimes used for the purpose of bragging rights. For example, when fishermen boast about the fish that got away. Tall tales are meant to be lighthearted and fun....

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6 Tips to Keeping a Healthy Back

Keeping a healthy back is more difficult now than ever. In 2019, the average day includes hours of sitting in an office chair, lots of time hunched over a smartphone or long, crammed car rides while commuting to and from work. It is very easy to develop bad habits,...

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Tallest Famous Authors

We thought it would be fun to find the tallest authors out there and compiled this list. See if your favorite writer is in the tall club! Maya Angelou: 6’0’’ Maya Angelou was an American poet and civil rights activist, publishing seven autobiographies, three books of...

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Hyperion is the Tallest Tree and it is a Coast Redwood

The tallest trees known to man take us to a similar setting as the forest moon of Endor, the sequoia sempervirens. Sequoia sempervirens is probably better known for one of its three common names: Coast Redwood, Coastal Redwood, and California Redwood. Coast Redwood is...

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Of Course Abraham Lincoln was the Tallest President

This shouldn’t come as a big surprise, but Abraham Lincoln has been the tallest President of the United States. He barely beat out LBJ at 6 feet and 4 inches. He was the 16th President and was in office from March 4, 1861, until April 15, 1865, when he was...

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Saudi Arabia is Building the New Tallest Tower

The current tallest building is the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. That’s going to change in 2020 though. Saudi Arabia is currently building Jeddah Tower which is set to be 3,280 feet (1,000 meters) tall when it is completed. That will be about 236 feet (72 meters) taller...

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Mountain Ash Finds Its Home Down Under

Mountain Ash is one of a few names for Eucalyptus regnans. Other common names include Swamp Gum and Stringy Gum. It is the tallest flowering plant in the world (white flowers appear in on the tree in autumn) and the second tallest tree species. It measures up to 327.5...

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Lyndon B. Johnson was Pretty Tall

While most of the American public knows him as LBJ, Lyndon B. Johnson was the second tallest President of the United States. He was 6 feet and 3.5 inches and the 36th President. His term began on November 22, 1963, after his predecessor, John F. Kennedy, was...

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