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Did explosions on the sun’s surface sink the Titanic?

A new study published in the journal Weather hints that the RMS Titanic’s fateful collision with an iceberg could have occurred as a result of a geomagnetic storm that disrupted navigation and communication and veered it off course.
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7 Things You Need to Know About Labor Day

You love the cookouts, the sales and the long weekend. But what do you actually know about Labor Day? We did the research and put together these 7 facts about the holiday.
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Historians Name 536 AD As The Worst Year In History

While it has become pretty common to claim the current year as the worst based on negative news, halfway through 2020 many would argue this year is actually the lowest in history. However, many historians would disagree, claiming unanimously 536 AD to be the worst in human existence.
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Independence Day Was Actually July 2nd

Everything you think you know about Independence Day — July 4th — might be wrong. And it starts with: we didn’t declare independence from England on July 4th. It was actually July 2nd.
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Texas Flag

Clyde Barrow's Home Could Become A Historic Landmark

The Landmark Commission voted on Monday to start the process if the home of Clyde Barrow should be saved or not.
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It's National Pancake Day! How Flapjacks Have Evolved Over the Last 30,000 Years

We can all appreciate a plate of delicious, fluffy pancakes, especially on National Pancake Day, which is on Sept. 26. But this simple breakfast delight has a complicated history. The first clues that people ate flour mixed with water was around 30,000 years ago. National Geographic says remnants...
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Notre Dame, Cathedral, Fire, Paris, 2019

First Images From Inside The Notre Dame Cathedral Show A Cross Shining Through The Smoke

The first images from inside the Notre Dame Cathedral show a tiny glimmer of hope among the absolute devastation.
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Stonehenge, United Kingdom

There Is An Exact Replica Of Stonehenge In Texas That You Can Visit For Free

Stonehenge is one of the world’s must-see attractions that a lot of people will never get to experience.
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Beer

Today Is National Beer Day, Here Are The Best Ways To Celebrate

Looking for a good excuse to go out and have some fun on a Sunday? Luckily, some consider today to be National Beer Day, which means there are plenty of alcohol deals around to enhance your Sunday fun day.
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Stevie Nicks, Concert, Singing, Black, BB&T Center, 2016

Stevie Nicks Becomes The First Female Two-Time Inductee Into The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Last night, Stevie Nicks made history.
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