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Ice cubes usually look cloudy and opaque in the middle, despite the fact that water is clear. What's the deal?
Finding Our Way
On the Big Screen
Chinese-American Actress Anna May Wong Fought Racism in Life and Onscreen
Anna May Wong makes history as the first Asian American to be featured on U.S. currency; the U.S. Mint will start shipping quarters with her likeness Oct. 24. But who was this pioneering Chinese-American actor?