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Curiosity Correspondent: What exactly is curling?

You know that sport you see during the Winter Olympics in which the people slide the stones across the ice? And there are people with brooms sweeping in front of the stone and yelling at each other? That's curling. What is actually going on with this sport? Benjamin Crutcher, our Curiosity Correspondent,...
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