Author Archives: John Harrington

The Biggest News Story Every Year Since 1950

Each year there are major news events that capture the world’s attention. These stories range from massive conflicts or catastrophes that leave thousands dead or stranded to technological developments and ...
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The Biggest News Story Every Year Since 1950

Each year there are major news events that capture the world’s attention. These stories range from massive conflicts or catastrophes that leave thousands dead or stranded to technological developments and ...
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The Most Famous Failed Assassinations

We know that successful assassinations have altered history’s trajectory. One can only wonder how different the world might have been had some failed assassinations, such as the attempt on Adolf ...
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Women Who Broke Barriers Every Year Since 1950

Regardless of the field of endeavor -- science, sports, business, politics -- women have smashed long-held traditions, customs, and shibboleths to take their rightful place in the world.  As ...
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Women Who Broke Barriers Every Year Since 1950

Regardless of the field of endeavor -- science, sports, business, politics -- women have smashed long-held traditions, customs, and shibboleths to take their rightful place in the world.  As we ...
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The Biggest News Story Every Year Since 1950

Each year there are major news events that capture the world’s attention. These stories range from massive conflicts or catastrophes that leave thousands dead or stranded to technological developments and ...
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The Biggest News Story Every Year Since 1950

Each year there are major news events that capture the world’s attention. These stories range from massive conflicts or catastrophes that leave thousands dead or stranded to technological developments and ...
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100 Most Popular Musicians on Tour This Year

Most people have the ability to listen to recorded music every day. Whether on the radio, through physical media, or via a streaming service, the sound of one's favorite musicians ...
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Presidents With the Best and Worst Relationships With Congress

As Donald Trump begins his fourth year as president of the United States, his relationship with Congress, particularly the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives, has plunged to new depths. The ...
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35 of the Weirdest Plants on Earth

Plants play an enormous role in the world’s ecosystem, supporting life as we know it. They are nature’s ornaments, decorating our forests, deserts, and jungles in all shapes and ...
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Each President’s Path to the Oval Office

Only 44 people have ever become president of the United States. All 44 were men; all but Barack Obama were white; and all but John F. Kennedy were Protestant. ...
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Worst Shows on Netflix

Netflix is the world’s most popular streaming service, and with good reason. The company offers access to some of television’s most loved series -- such as “The Office” and “Mad ...
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The Story Behind Every NFL Mascot

The National Football League of 2019 might be nearly unrecognizable to those who founded it a 100 years ago. Today’s NFL is a slick and sophisticated money-making machine that has ...
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How Each State Got Its Name

You can practically glean the history of America in the names of all 50 states. The story of the United States begins in the East and the South and is ...
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Biggest One-Hit Wonders of All Time

Winning a Grammy award is considered to be among the highest achievements in the music industry. This year's ceremony -- which is scheduled to air on Jan. 26 on CBS ...
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