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On This Day in 1997, Linda Finch Completed Her Round-the-World Flight

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Kids around the world followed along online; she emailed updates from the air.

On This Day in 585 BCE, a Solar Eclipse Ended a War

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The Lydians and Medes dropped their weapons and declared a truce.

See How Soy Sauce is (Still) Made in Japan

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In Yuasa, a 750-year-old recipe is still in use today.

Get This Weekend's Best Amazon Deals Now

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As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, May 27.

An Albert Einstein-Themed Restaurant Just Opened in Chicago

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It’s got a menu inspired by the intersection of art and science.

On This Day in 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge Opened

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More than 200,000 people walked across it on the first day.

Grave Sightings: Walter Cronkite

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And that's the way it is: Walter Cronkite signs off for good in Kansas City, Missouri.

How to Rethread a Drawstring

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Hoodie ruined by a runaway drawstring? Not for long.

It Was Hotter in the UK This Week Than It Was in Morocco

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Temperatures climbed into the 90s in Scotland and northern England.

New Poetry by Sylvia Plath Discovered in Her Archives

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Researchers working on a book about the poet stumbled on two of her unpublished poems hidden in a notebook.

How 9 Louisville Neighborhoods Got Their Names

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Whether it has to do with Irish immigrants, cement companies, or bricks, here are some of the stories behind Louisville's many 'hoods.

Boa Constrictors Form Hunting Parties and We’re Totally Fine with That

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Just before sunset, Cuban boas line up and dangle from the ceiling of a cave like a curtain, waiting for bats to pass through.

Here's the Best Way to See New York's Manhattanhenge Sunset

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One of New York's most beautiful sights (besides pizza) is right around the corner.

Now Online: 2.2 Million Images from the Early Days of Photography

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The Europeana Collection includes photos from legends like Julia Margaret Cameron and Louis Daguerre.

What Happened to Jamie and Aurelia From ‘Love Actually’?

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The couple couldn’t speak a common language when they got engaged—how did they fare in the reunion?

20 Things to Watch for During Twitch's 'Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood' Marathon

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Twitch is currently streaming every episode of 'Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood' marathon style. Here are a few things to keep an eye out for.

How Much Should You Tip on Vacation? Check This Map

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While 15 to 20 percent might be standard in the U.S., in other places, tipping customs can vary widely.

Tree-Climbing, Seed-Spitting Goats Help Trees Grow in New Places

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Goats climb argan trees and eat the fruit, then return to the ground, wander off, and spit the seeds into new soil.

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