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A scam, by definition, depends on deceiving people to take their money. Space exploration (at least the programs I am familiar with in the...

A Brief History of Duck Boat Tours

Boston’s Newbury Street is quiet and leafy; high-end stores peek out between sidewalk cafes, where stoppers sit outside, soaking up the sun. But from down...

The Friendly Crocodiles of Paga

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Why We Need Animal Sanctuaries

Over the past several years, there have been many proposed systems of caring for unwanted and abused animals, especially horses, in Pierce County.  A...

Camp A.O.K. helps teens cope with cancer

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How The Harlem Globetrotters changed the world

In 1926, Abe Saperstein formed an African-American basketball team that became known as the Harlem Globetrotters. Little did Saperstein know that when the team...

Meet the 19-Year-Old Cellist Who Performed at the Royal Wedding

Shortly after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got married, a 19-year-old musician kept their wedding guests entertained while they took care of some official...

Westminster Abbey: what it means to the Royal family

For 1,000 years the 11th century abbey has been backdrop to royal weddings, coronations and funerals - something Prince William knows only too well. He was just 15...

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