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Who Discovered Pi?

You can thank this Greek mathematician for your annual Pi Day celebration.

By Tyler Piccotti
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The Siege at Waco: Firsthand Accounts of the Deadly Clash

By Colin McEvoy
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7 Little-Known Facts About Saint Patrick

By Daisy Hernandez and Thad Morgan
Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes' Impact on the Harlem Renaissance

By Sara Kettler
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2023 Grammy Awards: Six Winners Who Made History

By Colin McEvoy
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10 African American Pioneers in Sports

By Eudie Pak

Movies & TV

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Mary Austin and Freddie Mercury

Meet Mary Austin, the Woman Who Stole Freddie Mercury's Heart

Go inside Freddie Mercury's relationship with Mary Austin, the woman who inspired Queen's song "Love of My Life."
By Colin Bertram
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16 Musicians Who Have Received Knighthood or Damehood

By Tyler Piccotti
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How Rina Sawayama Landed in “John Wick: Chapter 4”

By Colin McEvoy
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Dolly Parton’s New Book: Inside Her Iconic Style

By Tyler Piccotti
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Niall Horan's Under-$30 Eye Care Must-Haves

By Megan Lasher
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Taylor Swift Has (Kind Of) Reunited The Civil Wars

By Tyler Piccotti


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Who is Kim Jong-un’s Daughter Kim Ju-ae?

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