The Glomar Explorer You’ve probably heard someone use the phrase, “We can neither confirm nor deny.” This non-specific saying, known as the “Glomar response,” has a fascinating history behind it,

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The Indian Territory in the late 1800s was a dangerous place. Criminals were running rampant in the area that would later become the state of Oklahoma, and the town of

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There are times during the summer when getting in a car feels like crawling in an oven. Tiny beads of perspiration cling to your head, and it feels like the

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The Mona Lisa is one of the most famous and recognizable paintings in the world, but that may never have happened if it weren’t for one particular event. The day

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In the 1970s, McDonald’s used to give out a small 5-inch spoon-shaped coffee stirrer in their restaurants with each cup of coffee. But they discontinued the use of the spoons

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The Area of Damage by the Lituya Bay Tsunami During the night of July 9, 1958, the largest recorded wave in history occurred in Lituya Bay, Alaska. It reached an

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The Medal of Honor is the US military’s highest decoration and recognizes those who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. There has been 3,495 Medal of Honor

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On February 5, 1958, the United States Air Force dropped a 7,600-pound nuclear bomb into the water off the coast of Georgia. The crew of the B-47 bomber didn’t drop

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G36/Wikimedia The United States Postal Service has been thought of as sometimes slow when it delivers the mail, but there was one time and one idea, which challenged that notion.

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Life at sea was hard enough for sailors and fishermen hundreds of years ago. They had the danger of being on the open water, the weather, and the endless work

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The Liberty Bell and Big Ben, two of the most famous bells in history, have two things in common. Both bells were cast by the same bell foundry, and each

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