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Retrobituaries: Zora Neale Hurston, Genius of the Harlem Renaissance

Kristy Puchko

Despite being a star in her day, this iconoclastic writer was almost forgotten.

A LEGO's-Eye-View: Outdoor Train Track

Chris Higgins

Life moves pretty fast on a LEGO train.

The Female Jiu-Jitsu Crew That Defended Feminists in 1900s London

Jake Rossen

Had the police known there was barbed wire hidden in the floral arrangements, things might have gone a little differently.

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10 Sundance Film Festival Gems That You Can Stream Right Now

Eric D Snider

The best of Park City, on your couch (where presumably you will not have to stand in line or wear a parka).

15 Things You Should Know About Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Beth Anne Macaluso

In honor of the Notorious RBG's 83rd birthday.

This Photographer Took a Polaroid Every Day Until the Day He Died

Stacy Conradt

Jamie Livingston took a photo every day for nearly two decades.

The Bold Van Buren Sisters, Who Blazed a Trail Across America

Kristy Puchko

One hundred years ago, two sisters ditched their gilded cages for a cross-country motorcycle adventure they hoped would change the nation for the better.

12 Facts About Shirley Chisholm, The First African-American to Run For President

Megan Snyder

Shirley Chisholm led a revolutionary campaign as the first African-American to run for president for a major party.

Watch: Free-Fallin' in Bremen's Zero-G Drop Tower

Chris Higgins

It's cheaper than going to space.

Retrobituaries: Nellie Bly, Rabblerouser and Pioneer of Investigative Journalism

Kate Horowitz

Clever, gifted, and fearless, Bly inspired both journalistic and social change in the late 19th century.

9 Women Changing the Future of Robotics

Michele Debczak

Look to these brilliant women for what to expect from the robots of tomorrow.

8 Famous Songs Using Borrowed Tunes

Stacy Conradt

Some of the most well-known songs in history were once paired with vastly different words.

Marie Connolly Owens, America's First Female Police Officer

Livius Drusus

Sergeant No. 97 was detailed to the Board of Education, where she enforced child labor, truancy, and compulsory education laws.

Global Consortium Aims to Create and Stockpile New Vaccines

Kate Horowitz

The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations hopes to get out in front of potential epidemics.

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