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8 Legendary Battle Cries

The prospect of combat is enough to leave even the bravest soldiers paralyzed with fear. That’s why armies have long mobilized their troops with battle cries and other military slogans. Some of these “war...

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7 Things You May Not Know About Sam Houston

Sam Houston compiled an incredible political resume, serving at various times as a congressman, governor, senator and even a foreign head of state. He may be best known, however, for his military exploits that...

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This month in History-1881: American Red Cross founded

In Washington, D.C., humanitarians Clara Barton and Adolphus Solomons found the American National Red Cross, an organization established to provide humanitarian aid to victims of wars and natural disasters in congruence with the International...

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RUN LIKE AN ANIMAL WITH BIONIC BOOTS

For 25 years, inventor Keahi Seymour has dreamed of running with the speed and loping gait of an animal. His inspiration struck at age 12, while he was watching a program about kangaroos. “The...

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IS SECONDHAND VAPING HARMFUL TO YOUR HEALTH?

A small but disturbing study published last summer found that vaping indoors–even in a well-ventilated room–releases ultrafine particles and potentially carcinogenic hydrocarbons into the air. “Our data confirm that e-cigarettes are not emission-free,” the...

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NOT ALL VIRUSES ARE ENEMIES

As we learn more about viruses, we need to rethink our view of them solely as pathogens. There’s been quite a bit of attention focused on the microbiome. Back in 1988, it was defined...

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THE RISE OF THE INCREDIBLE EDIBLE INSECT

During the last weeks of winter, in an airy kitchen at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, two design students are making cocktail bitters. A long wooden table holds mason jars...

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CAN 3D-PRINTED RHINO HORNS STOP POACHERS?

With poaching on the rise, Africa’s rhinos could be extinct within a few decades. Thousands are slaughtered every year for their horns, which sell for about $30,000 a pound. The horns are used in...

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Can Money Create True Wealth?

Imagine someone handed you $100 out of the blue, but with one condition, that you use it to create goodness in the world with it. Would you take the money? Yesterday morning, that’s exactly...