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The Most Influential

05Mar 17
Adele wins big at Grammys, but pays tribute to Beyoncé

Adele wins big at Grammys, but pays tribute to Beyoncé

British signer Adele collected the three biggest awards of the night at the 2017 Grammy Awards, including record of the year, album of the year, and song of the year. In doing so, she became the first person to twice sweep those awards, after also doing so in 2012. However, as she was collecting the record of the…

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18Aug 17

Photographing a solar eclipse

A solar eclipse occurred over the United States on August 21, 2017. This rare astronomical event was watched by millions of people, and likely photographed, too. It will be many…

18Aug 17

D23 provides sneak peeks for Disney fans

In July, Disney hosted the ultimate fan event in Anaheim, California. It was called D23 Expo. Disney has shown off all the magic of its entertainment and parks every other…

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Books in the 12 Most Influential series highlight the people, discoveries, and inventions that have shaped today’s world. Innovations in science, the arts, and athletics are presented in a clear, historical context with an emphasis on their legacies.

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