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[VIDEO] Annie Oakley

1860 was a bad year in America.  The politics were divided, and by April the following year, the country would be engaged in a violent civil war.  But on August 13, in small a log cabin nestled in the Ohio frontier, a young woman was born who would capture the
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[VIDEO] The Atomic Bomb

BAM! In the early hours of July 16, 1945, something terrifying and new happened in the deserts of New Mexico desert.  Just before 6 a.m., the sky was filled with a light three times brighter than the surface of the sun, an event observed by a secret group of scientists
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Juneteenth

by Chris Richards The nineteenth of June is a unique holiday. For some, the date has been celebrated for as long as they can remember. For others, it is practically unknown. This is partially because of the day’s historical origins, which were much more important to African Americans than many
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A Spooktacular Look at Gothic Fiction: 5 Perfect Halloween Reads

Autumn brings many pleasures: the smell of falling leaves, the delicious taste of pumpkin spice, the sound of giddy trick-or-treaters. But my favorite thing is probably the kind of book it inspires. Some people look to Stephen King for scares, but I recommend trying something a little bit different this
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