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5 Real ID Theft Facts You Should Know

5 Real ID Theft Facts You Should Know

Did you hear the scary news about the data breach at Equifax? The personal information of 143 million people in the US, UK and Canada was stolen by hackers. Identity theft and fraud are real. How much do you know about this serious threat? And more importantly, how to keep yourself and family safe?

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On This Day: The Dark Knight Rose To #1

On This Day: The Dark Knight Rose To #1

On July 18, 2008, the second installment of The Dark Knight Triology was released and was an instant success. So successful, in fact, that it had (at the time) the highest grossing opening weekend of any movie in history. The film earned $158 million at the box office -- that's over 22 million movie tickets sold in one weekend!

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The Kennedy Curse Strikes Again

The Kennedy Curse Strikes Again

On this day, July 16, in 1999 the Kennedy curse struck again -- this time taking the life of John F. Kennedy Jr. Kennedy was piloting a single-engine Piper Saratoga aircraft from Fairfield, New Jersey to Martha's Vineyard, and then on to Cape Cod to attend the wedding of his cousin, Rory Kennedy.

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Do You Know The History Of The HOLLYWOOD Sign?

Do You Know The History Of The HOLLYWOOD Sign?

Can you think of a more iconic American landmark (besides the Whitehouse) than the Hollywood sign? This 45 feet tall, 350 feet long cultural icon came to life in July 1923. Did you know that despite it now being a symbol for the glamorous film industry, it was originally constructed as a giant advertisement for an upscale real estate development?

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On This Day in 1984: First Female Vice President Candidate Named

On This Day in 1984: First Female Vice President Candidate Named

A former Vice President himself, then presidential candidate Walter Mondale made a historic decision on this day, July 12, in 1984 by naming US Representative Geraldine Ferraro as his running mate on the Democratic ticket in the upcoming election. This act made Mrs. Ferraro the first female vice presidential candidate representing a major American political party - what an achievement! (She was also the first Italian American to be a major-party national nominee.)

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On This Day in 1914: "The Bambino" Babe Ruth Makes MLB Debut

On This Day in 1914: "The Bambino" Babe Ruth Makes MLB Debut

George Herman "Babe" Ruth is one of if not the most famous professional baseball player that ever lived. His career in Major League Baseball began on July 11, 1914 as a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox at just 19 years old. (They beat the Cleveland Indians that game 4-3.) Babe went on to play in (and win!) the 1915, 1916 and 1918 World Series with the Red Sox, setting a record that lasted more than 40 years for pitching over 29 consecutive scoreless innings.

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On This Day in 1925: The "Monkey Trial"

On This Day in 1925: The "Monkey Trial"

On July 10, 1925, the Scopes Trial, also known as the "Monkey Trial" and formally known as The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes, began in the small town of Dayton, Tennessee. Mr. Scopes was a high school teacher accused of violating a Tennessee law that outlawed the teaching of human evolution in any state-funded school.

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8 Trivia Facts About The Florida Keys

8 Trivia Facts About The Florida Keys

The Florida Keys is quite possibly one of the most beautiful places in the United States -- if a chain of small islands surrounded by crystal clear tropical water is your thing! Starting 15 miles of Miami, the Keys extend south and then west, forming an arc separating the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.

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On This Day in 1776: The Liberty Bell Rings

On This Day in 1776: The Liberty Bell Rings

It was on this day, July 8, in 1776 the Liberty Bell rang from the tower of the Pennsylvania State House to mark the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence. Although the declaration was adopted by the Continental Congress four days prior on July 4, the bell rang on the 8th after the document returned from the printer.

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Amelia Earhart...Captured by the Japanese?

Amelia Earhart...Captured by the Japanese?

Rumor has it Amelia Earhart, the pilot famous for being the first female pilot to fly around the world and then disappearing, may not have died at sea after all. A recently discovered photograph uncovered in the National Archives allegedly shows Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, among a group of people docked in the Marshall Islands.

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