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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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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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From Award Rejections to History-Making Winners: Here's a Look at Oscar Firsts

For decades the Academy Awards have been honoring the best the film industry has to offer and along the way, they have made history with some notable firsts. For example, in 1940, Hattie McDaniel became the first African American person to win an Oscar. She took home Best Supporting Actress for her...
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