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The Virginia-born prizefighter found freedom with his fists.
Today would have been Carrie Fisher's 64th birthday. https://t.co/IYbWAXMZtX
Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" has been covered by more than 300 artists in a variety of genres and become a staple of TV singing shows. Not bad for a song that Cohen's own record label hated.
In 1963, Coca-Cola debuted TaB, a one-calorie diet soda that came in a pink can and promised women the chance to “have a shape he can’t forget.”
Now, Coke is discontinuing the product after nearly 60 years.
Every four years, people talk about the oddness of the Electoral College, often leading to questions of whether it can change or reverse the results of an election.
An average of 80,090 people ask the internet to explain 2010’s 'Inception' every month.
The footage is perfectly synced.
Be warned. It's going to get specific.
Just behind Lincoln's hairline sits a massive chamber. What's inside may never be seen by human eyes again.
Whether it's leaving playing cards or bullets, or drinking a cognac toast, there are a variety of traditional ways to pay tribute at famous tombs.
In a 1983 interview clip, David Bowie is shown criticizing MTV for ignoring Black musicians in favor of white artists.
The General Mills monster cereals have been a hit for decades--aside from Franken Berry doing strange things to a kid's poop.
More than 200 years ago, one of history's most bizarre disasters befell London when a 15-foot wave of beer flooded an entire neighborhood.
Revisit the original 'Halloween' to see how many deeper nuances were hiding just below the surface of John Carpenter’s sublime terror. https://t.co/GAEmteLtLo
Who knew that certain noises would eventually become as extinct as the dodo or the flash cube some day?
He might not show up in history books, but for one day David Rice Atchison was President of the United States.
Abbot “Abbie” Howard Hoffman, one of the most well-known figures of the Flower Power movement, was a bombastic and theatrical figure who often used absurd media stunts to get his points across.
Here’s the history behind the four-year limit, plus answers to all your other questions about presidential terms.
Joseph Lee was sick of seeing slightly stale bread get tossed in the trash, so he found a way to give it a second life.
Good to know if you're considering storming a medieval castle any time soon.
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