history

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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Good Vibes, Teacher, Student, Graduation, Help

#FindingTheGood: High School Teacher Takes Virtual Learning On The Road To Historical Sites

#FindingTheGood: High School Teacher Takes Virtual Learning On The Road To Historical Sites
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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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Kane Brown, BET Awards, Perform, Country Music, History

Kane Brown Makes History at the 2020 BET Awards

Kane Brown performed his new unity anthem "Worldwide Beautiful" at the 2020 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards on Sunday, while also making history as a country artist.
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Luke Combs, #1, Single, History, Record Breaking

Luke Combs Keeps Breaking His Own Records and Making History

Luke Combs broke another record this week (his own that he set a few months ago actually) when he scored his eighth consecutive #1 single with his current song "Does To Me."
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Jake Owen Stars and Strings 2015 with Drew Walker

Midday Replay: Jake Owen Calls Drew To Talk American Love & Thomas Rhett & Ferris Bueller

Jake Owen calls Drew to talk ten years of albums and Chicago concerts and the infamous elevator selfie that wasn't plus much more ...
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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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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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