ABBA had to negotiate the rights to their name with a canned fish company.
When the government wanted to cut Public Television funds in 1969, Mister Rogers went to Washington.
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On April 30, 1939, the first-ever regularly scheduled television broadcast began with scenes from the just-opened New York World's Fair.
Food scientists are skeptical.
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An odd connection between the Lincoln and Booth families.
Let's dig in to this slightly geeky technical problem—one that literally means the difference between life and death.
English spelling is a crazy mess, but it’s a mess that makes sense if you look at how it got that way.
We’d like to see Harry Potter try and top that!
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