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The Survival of the Sea Turtle
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The Survival of the Sea Turtle

Sea turtles are miraculous. First, they’ve been around since the late Jurassic, roughly 150 million years ago. Cohorts of the dinosaurs, sea turtles have survived through the challenges of eons, existing still today, where many others have ended their evolutionary

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History vs. Andrew Jackson – James Fester
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History vs. Andrew Jackson – James Fester

A national hero? Or public enemy number one? Historical figures are often controversial, but few were as deified or vilified in their lifetime as the seventh President of the United States. This is History vs. Andrew Jackson. “Order, order, hm,

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The breathtaking courage of Harriet Tubman – Janell Hobson
Why should you read “The God of Small Things” by Arundhati Roy? – Laura Wright
How one piece of legislation divided a nation – Ben Labaree, Jr.
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How one piece of legislation divided a nation – Ben Labaree, Jr.

Today when people complain about the state of American politics, they often mention the dominance of the Democratic and Republican Parties, or the sharp split between red and blue states. But while it may seem like both of these things

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The law of conservation of mass – Todd Ramsey
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The law of conservation of mass – Todd Ramsey

Where does all this stuff come from? This rock? That cow? Your heart? Not the things themselves, mind you, but what they’re made of: the atoms that are the fabric of all things. To answer that question, we look to

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How does impeachment work? – Alex Gendler
What you might not know about the Declaration of Independence – Kenneth C. Davis
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What you might not know about the Declaration of Independence – Kenneth C. Davis

“All men are created equal and they are endowed with the rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” Not so fast, Mr. Jefferson! These words from the Declaration of Independence, and the facts behind them, are well known.

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What’s the difference between a scientific law and theory? – Matt Anticole
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What’s the difference between a scientific law and theory? – Matt Anticole

Chat with a friend about an established scientific theory and she might reply, “Well, that’s just a theory.” But a conversation about an established scientific law rarely ends with, “Well, that’s just a law.” Why is that? What is the

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How do executive orders work? – Christina Greer
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How do executive orders work? – Christina Greer

On January 1, 1863, Abraham Lincoln legally changed the status of over 3 million enslaved blacks across ten states from slave to free. His Emancipation Proclamation wasn’t a law, or a presidential decree. It was an executive order. The framers

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