The First Sikh in Singapore - A Revolutionary, A Saint-Soldier

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Hailed as a freedom fighter, died a martyr, and revered as a saint. Yet, Bhai Maharaj Singh is little known in Singapore, except within the small Sikh community here. In the second half of the 19th century, more than a hundred years before Singapore unbound the shackles of colonial rule, he was already leading the resistance against British hegemonic ambitions in the Punjab, North India.
 

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The Inspirational True Story of "China's Joan of Arc” Who Was Beheaded for Her Feminist Movement

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Qiu Jin was not your typical meek and subservient Chinese girl born in late 19th-century China. Instead of waiting hand and foot on her male counterparts like how most Chinese ladies were expected to do according to societal norms back then, this spirited young woman had a burning passion for wine, swords, bomb making, and basically rebelling against society's chauvinistic dogma.
 

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The Guardian Shield is a Real life Crime-Fighting Vigilante who Patrols the Streets After Dark

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Meet the Guardian Shield – when night falls, he emerges in a red costume and a mask to keep the streets crime free. Residents of Beaverton, Oregon can rest easy knowing that their neighborhood is being patrolled by their very own real-life “superhero”. And in true superhero fashion, the masked crusader has kept his identity under wraps because he wants people to focus on his mission.
 

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The Man Who Gives Sight Back To The Poor

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 “I can’t fetch firewood or water. I can’t cook food. I fall down many times. I’ve been burned by the fire.”
 

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The Man Who Made Millions by Selling Rocks as Pets

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There are millions of get-rich-quick harebrained ideas dreamed up by people that will never seem to take off. But one man with a bizarre idea during the 1970s have earned millions from an unassuming product that is just downright silly; pet rocks. Gary Ross Dahl who died earlier this year at age 78 will forever live on in history for being the man who invented the “Pet Rock”, a simple toy that took the world by storm in the 70s. He managed to make millions through his “ridiculously successful marketing scheme”.
 

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