46 Years Ago, The National Guard Shot And Killed 4 Kent State Students

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On May 4, 1970, the realities of the Vietnam War reached Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. Students were protesting the war as a result of President Nixon’s declaration of the United States’ intention to attack Viet Cong. More than 1,000 protestors and demonstrators were at the university campus. According to Kent State, the protests […]

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7 Lesser-Known Serial Killers We Should All Learn More About

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Like many people, I have always been deeply fascinated by serial killers. Before you take that the wrong way, let me explain. I don’t mean to say that I idolize serial killers or condone their actions in any way. The heinous crimes they commit disgust me as much as the next […]

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21 World War I Facts That You Probably Didn’t Learn In School

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World War II is among the most studied battles in history, but the Great War that preceded it, more commonly referred to as World War I, set the stage in many ways. Even so, very few people are as well versed in World War I studies as they are in their studies of World War […]

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OFA’s brag that ‘we made history’ with Obamacare gets necessary drubbing

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http://twitter.com/#!/BigDadios/status/455834345240944640 Organizing for Action is declaring victory for Obamacare in this tweet that reaches back 100 years to include Teddy Roosevelt, just to prove that Obamacare is bipartisan, or something: http://twitter.com/#!/OFA/status/455825991013650432 In fairness, many aren’t disagreeing that Obamacare “made history,” but rather with those words being used in a positive context: http://twitter.com/#!/michelelfrost/status/455826227593371648 Ha! Indeed. http://twitter.com/#!/bradcundiff/status/455826546302152704 […]

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They Found A Secret Trapdoor In Their House – What Was Inside Is All Kinds Of Cool

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); When moving into a new house, Imgur user CzarMatt and his wife didn’t expect to stumble upon a mind-blowing secret hidden in one of their new home’s closets. While moving all their stuff into their new house, Matt stacked some boxes into an empty closet, not paying much attention to the […]

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24 Heartbreaking Photos Of What Child Labor In The U.S Once Looked Like

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Did you know that children as young as 14 can apply for their working permits in the U.S.? Any child worker under the recommended age is considered illegal and goes against the U.S.’s strict child labor laws. Despite these regulations, it might surprise you to learn that over 200 million children around the world, under […]

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Here Are Some Of The Oldest Surviving Photographs Known To Man.

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Today, we live in a world that’s obsessed with taking selfies on iPhones. There are a great many people who still appreciate the value of real photography, but the masses are more concerned with the cameras on their smartphones. I’ll let you know, though, it wasn’t always that easy to snap a photo. Photography has come a […]

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How Your Favorite Household Items And Appliances Have Evolved Over The Past 100 Years

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For the last decade, it seems that every day has resulted in an awesome new invention. Not only are new gadgets being created constantly, but other incredible discoveries are occurring, as well. Deep brain stimulation could help people with Parkinson’s live normal lives. Advancements in virtual reality could help people explore places they never thought […]

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If You Don’t Know Much About Mustard Gas, You’ll Be Horrified By Its Effects

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Among the cruelest tactics of war is the use of chemicals to kill or incapacitate soldiers. Mustard gas, or sulfur mustard, is just one of these debilitating agents that is relatively easy to produce, and its blistering effects are incredibly painful. It was developed as early as 1822, but it wasn’t first used until World […]

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