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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?
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.
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.
From raging rivers to towering mountains, the smallest countries to the biggest civilizations, explore our world by trying your hand at these geography puzzles.
10 Millenial Myths
Were there binoculars aboard the Titanic?
The Extinct Languages Quiz
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- History vs. Myth
- Central & South America
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- Polar History
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You may have heard your parents say, "I know what's best for you." In the 14th century, some Christian parents thought sacrificing their children to slavery was a benevolent measure.
Everyone makes mistakes, but some lapses in judgment are spectacularly bad. What are some of history's most epic miscalculations?