Established in 1920, the American Civil Liberties Union, or ACLU, a non-profit legal organization, aims to defend the constitutional rights of American citizens by offering litigation..
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A female bus driver went above and beyond her duty when she stopped driving to save an unexpected passenger: a barefoot toddler. Irena Ivic was doing her normal routine, driving..
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The Secret Story Behind Some Of The Beatles’ Most Popular Songs
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Apple Withdrew Facebook’s Developer Credentials Over An App That Mined Teenagers’ Device Data
Operating under the entirely Orwellian title “Facebook Research,” the app that got Apple up in arms paid users as young as 13 years of age $20 a month in exchange for unbridled..
The Pioneers of Women’s Rights
Numerous women in American history fought for the rights that their fellow sisters are enjoying today. If it weren't for their hard work, society wouldn't even recognize equal..
Strange Comic Book Adaptations That Are Hilariously Weird and Interesting
Comic books made a grand comeback a few years ago, with superhero blockbusters hitting cinemas and televisions one after another. It's safe to say that the hiatus has finally ended...
The Lost History of American River Communities, Revisited by an Artist in a Shantyboat
Wes Modes is documenting life along America’s waterways. American rivers used to be home to thousands of people, particularly during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Families..
How These Women Got The Raise They Deserved, And How You Can Too!
Everyone knows that women get less pay than men. It's a known fact that for every dollar a man earns, a woman receives only 80.5 cents. Many factors surround this absurd gap, and..
Vintage Old Toys With Insane Value
Ah, the joys of being a kid. Everyone fondly remembers what it was like to play with a vintage toy. Regardless of your age, when you see something that sparks your memory, it instantly..
20 Facts About ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’
There was a time in America in the mid 20th century when people looked forward to Sunday nights because of The Ed Sullivan Show. For more than two decades, the leading variety..
Amazing Facts About Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump is a classic American film that you have most likely seen or at least heard of. Since its release in 1994, this comedy-drama has been watched by millions and has stolen..
The King of Queen: The Inspiring and Tragic Life of Freddie Mercury
Queen is one of the most influential bands of the 20th century. Even if you weren’t a die-hard fan, you’ve surely heard their songs at least once in your life. Queen was a band..
Navy Husband Returns Home To Find Wife Was Hiding A HUGE Secret
There will never be enough words to express everything the members of the United States military do each day to keep America safe. Service members are deployed every day and separated..
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Over the last century, our parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents have all had experiences that we will never be able to duplicate. Aside, obviously, from them living through..
M*A*S*H – Fun Facts About The Hit Series
M*A*S*H is etched in history as one of the most successful American TV series of all times. Its significance was different for many people- for its cast, it was what jump-started..