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Why Does the Secret Service Protect a President's Adult Children?
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10 Scientific Laws and Theories You Really Should Know
What Is Genocide, and Is Russia Committing It in Ukraine?
Gibtown: Where Circus Folk Went to Retire
The Byford Dolphin Accident: How 5 Deep-Sea Divers Met Grisly Deaths
Could the Moore v. Harper SCOTUS Case Radically Alter U.S. Democracy?
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The 10 Most Dangerous Sharks
A River Runs Through It
The 9 Longest Rivers in the World: From the Nile to the Congo
When it comes to rivers, longest doesn't necessarily mean biggest, and length can be difficult to determine, so the top spot will always be debated.
Get Your Garden On
Deserts of the World
5 of Earth's Highest Deserts
Not all deserts have sand and they're certainly not all hot. They're just extremely dry and have little vegetation. That means deserts are located all over the planet, including at super-high elevations.