Pepsi-Cola was originally called “Brad’s Drink.”
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In 1963, Singapore declared its independence from Great Britain.
A miniature desert blankets 40 acres of land just a stone’s throw west of Freeport, Maine.
Here's a formula for fun: Arm two superpowers to the teeth with thousands of nuclear warheads. Make sure they are deeply hostile and suspicious of each other.
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Yes, Walt Disney kidnapped then-Vice President Richard Nixon and his family in 1959 – but it wasn’t exactly a sinister plot.
Alien vs. Bender would be way more awesome than Alien vs. Predator was.
We're covering the events that led to World War I exactly 100 years after they happened.
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Mae West quipped, "You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”