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    10 Misconceptions About Millennials

    Not all millennials see themselves as special snowflakes. In fact, many of the qualities people think are inherent in Generation Y actually aren't. Which misconceptions about millennials are really just slights against youth?

  • Were there binoculars aboard the Titanic?

    Were there binoculars aboard the Titanic?

    Imagine that one vital piece of equipment could've saved the Titanic ... if only one person hadn't forgotten to pass along the key to where it was stored.

  • The Extinct Languages Quiz

    Enduring Voices: The Extinct Languages Quiz

    Dead languages are more than words lost to the ages. They represent entire cultures, civilizations and people. See how much you know about long-departed dialects and those that are still in danger of extinction.

  • Geography Puzzles

    Geography Puzzles: Mount Cook

    From raging rivers to towering mountains, the smallest countries to the biggest civilizations, explore our world by trying your hand at these geography puzzles.

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  • Were there binoculars aboard the Titanic?
  • The Extinct Languages Quiz
  • Geography Puzzles
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Travel space and time to explore our world’s regions and civilizations. The History section takes you across battlefields, into palaces and through the remote villages and growing cities that have created the world we see today.
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