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Pirate Blackbeard’s 1718 Ship Recovered

Five cannons found from the famed pirate’s ship.

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Where Is Earth’s Hottest Place?

The answer is more complicated than you’d think.

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In 1964, Legendary Sci-Fi Author Isaac Asimov Played Fortune Teller

What did the science-fiction writer get right, and wrong?

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Nine Things You Might Not Know About John F. Kennedy

In honor of the 35th President, take a look at a few lesser-known facts about JFK.

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Your Guide To the ‘Gettysburg Address’

It’s the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s most famous speech.

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The Highest Court in the Land

They actually play b-ball above the Supreme Court.

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Could You Pass This Middle School Exam?

Try your luck at this 8th grade test from 1912.

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Animated Visulization of Every Meteorite Strike on Earth

Take a look at this interactive animation, showing Earth’s history with impacts.

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What Was the First Movie Ever Made?

Heads Up tackles another reader-submitted question.

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Fast Facts: The White House

Think you know everything about The White House? Think again.

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