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The first fax machine used telegraph lines and was patented 33 years before Alexander Graham Bell's famous first phone call.
It was either because New Year's Day used to be March 1 or because the Romans used to have a 10-month calendar.
The Republicans used to favor big government, while Democrats were committed to curbing federal power. How did the parties switch stances?
Are you genetically more similar to your mom or dad? Turns out, that's a complicated question to answer.
Jesus' ability to defeat death, heal people and produce food and drink elevated him above Roman gods in the eyes of many people. A wand would have enhanced that image.
Some galaxies are swirling blue disks, others are red spheres or misshapen, clumpy messes or something in between. Why the different configurations?