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30Dec 20
When Did The Times Square Ball First Drop?

When did the Times Square ball first drop?

It’s a New Year’s Eve tradition: watching the ball drop in New York City’s Time Square. It began in 1907. The city banned New York Times from doing their usual pyrotechnics and fireworks display. The Times needed something new. They hired Jacob Starr, a Ukrainian metalworker, to create a time…

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05Oct 18

How is the Leaning Tower of Pisa still standing?

The Leaning Tower of Pisa looks like it could tip over. But it doesn’t. Even though it leans, it has survived several powerful earthquakes. How it stays standing has been a mystery for hundreds of years. Now scientists think they know the reason. Something called dynamic soil-structure interaction, or DSSI,…

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Hagia Sophia

Take a brief tour of the grounds in and around the Hagia Sophia in Turkey.

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