46 Years Ago, The National Guard Shot And Killed 4 Kent State Students

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46 Years Ago, The National Guard Shot And Killed 4 Kent State Students

On May 4, 1970, the realities of the Vietnam War reached Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. Students were protesting the war as a result of President Nixon’s declaration of the United States’ intention to attack Viet Cong. More than 1,000 protestors and demonstrators were at the university campus. According to Kent State, the protests […]

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In Honor Of International Women’s Day, Here Are Some Incredible Women To Watch

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In Honor Of International Women's Day, Here Are Some Incredible Women To Watch

The road to gender equality has proven to be an arduous one, but it’s always been paved by incredible women doing equally incredible work. By railing against the systems that have traditionally kept women under thumb, exceptional writers, activists, scientists, and politicians have made it their mission to call these systems into question, and ultimately […]

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As It Turns Out, Unicorns May Have Actually Walked The Earth Alongside Humans

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As It Turns Out, Unicorns May Have Actually Walked The Earth Alongside Humans

It’s often hard to form clear mental pictures of animals — both mythological and otherwise — from Earth’s distant past, but the unicorn definitely bucks the trend. We have no trouble picturing horned white horses with flowing manes galloping across lush, green landscapes. Sadly, these stunning creatures live and die in the mind’s eye…or do […]

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The Results Of Foot Binding Are Just As Crazy As You’d Imagine

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The Results Of Foot Binding Are Just As Crazy As You'd Imagine

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These Quotes From Apollo Astronauts Might Make You Believe In Aliens

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These Quotes From Apollo Astronauts Might Make You Believe In Aliens

When Americans first landed on the moon back in 1969, it inspired a wave of excitement about space travel. Many believed that this excitement would lead to settlements on the moon, which would make mankind an interplanetary species. Sadly, that never happened. Could that be because the first men on the moon weren’t alone up […]

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This Ship Made Many Successful Cruises, But The Last One Was Anything But A Vacation

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This Ship Made Many Successful Cruises, But The Last One Was Anything But A Vacation

The SS Morro Castle received its name from the towering fortress that guards Havana Bay. The massive ocean liner set sail on its final voyage in August 1930 from New York to Havana and back again. For many guests aboard the luxury ship, sailing was a means of escaping the Great Depression and Prohibition to […]

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These Biblical ‘Facts’ Are Actually Completely Untrue — Did You Know?

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These Biblical 'Facts' Are Actually Completely Untrue -- Did You Know?

Fact: The Bible is best-selling book of all time. It’s also probably the most hotly debated book ever. It has changed the lives of so many people and continues to shape the world in ways that we can’t even fathom. Even if you’ve never read it cover to cover, you’ve probably skimmed the pages while […]

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The Camera Of A Soldier That Died In A 1944 Battle Was Just Found. Wait Til You See What Was On It.

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The Camera Of A Soldier That Died In A 1944 Battle Was Just Found. Wait Til You See What Was On It.

Captain Mark D. Anderson of the United States Navy and historian Jean Muller were searching for artifacts from The Battle of the Bulge in the mountainsides of Luxembourg when their metal detector alerted them to something just under their feet. Below Anderson and Muller was a foxhole that was dug during the crucial World War […]

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Instead Of Dying From Neglect, These Children Were Saved And Raised By Wild Animals

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Instead Of Dying From Neglect, These Children Were Saved And Raised By Wild Animals

You’ve probably heard the expression that someone was so wild, it’s like they were “raised by animals” before, but have you ever considered the fact that this has actually happened to people throughout history? When these children were faced with situations of neglect, abandonment, or abduction, they had to learn to fend for themselves in […]

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