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Let’s take a look back at the hottest zebra-striped pants of the early '90s.... READ ON
The Easter Bunny is a beloved springtime character, but look deeper and you’ll realize nobody gives away that much chocolate unless they’re hiding something.... READ ON
Who is Paul Langerhans, and how did his islets wind up in your pancreas?... READ ON
Now that the Olympics are well underway, you might have developed a few questions about the games' equipment. How does one steer a bobsled? What sort of gear do you need to jump into the competitive world of curling? Let's take a crack at answering some of your most pressing queries.... READ ON
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Although Innsbruck has a well-deserved reputation as a winter sports mecca, it was dangerously low on snow and ice in the weeks leading up the 1964 Games. So the organizers called in the troops.... READ ON
What could be cooler than spending two weeks as the center of the world's attention? If you lived in Denver in the 1970s, your answer would have been "all kinds of things."... READ ON
On Wednesday, the White House is holding "Big Block of Cheese Day." Here's a look back at the Andrew Jackson party that inspired it.... READ ON
For anyone under 30, the name “DeLorean” conjures images of the time machine from Back to the Future. The famous car bore the surname of John DeLorean, a 1960s Detroit legend who later became something of an auto industry goat. Let’s take a look at five things you may not know about the man behind those gull-wing doors.... READ ON
Dogs can experience a runner's high.