Carly Simon’s dad is the Simon of Simon and Schuster.
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For the most part, real estate and subdivision developers have the privilege of naming new streets in the United States.
When you think of pumpkin competitions, the first thing that comes to mind is the race to grow the world's largest pumpkin. Or even the largest at your local county fair.
As the Nazis swallowed Europe, two scientists fought back with the only weapon they had: chemistry.
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In the past, people who survived judicial executions often did escape with their lives. It was often seen as an act of God and a declaration of innocence.
Director Alfonso Cuarón’s latest film, Gravity, hits theaters today. The sci-fi flick is receiving rave reviews from critics and other filmmakers alike.