Before he wrote Jaws, Peter Benchley was a speechwriter for LBJ.
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Anne Frank was captured by the Nazis on this date in 1944.
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John Green breaks down some little-known facts about what happens to our brains in la-la land.
In honor of Art Appreciation Month, the artistic wizards at Hasbro have recreated famous masterpieces out of a classroom staple.
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Before they can reside in the American Museum of Natural History's research collection, bee specimens must be properly prepped and preserved.
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Impact was once distributed as part of Microsoft's core selection of web fonts.
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The company has completed a pilot of a car-based sensor system in Denver and is moving on to San Francisco.
Martin Scorsese’s gloriously gritty boxing film fought its way into theaters 35 years ago.