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North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il Dies at Age 69 [VIDEO]
Kim Jong Il, the eccentric leader of North Korea since 1994, has died at the age of 69.
North Korea’s state-run KCNA news agency reported that after “great mental and physical strain,” he passed away of a heart attack at 8:30 a.m. Saturday while on a train …
Pearl Harbor Day
Today is the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Empire of Japan.
 
At dawn on Sunday, December 7, 1941, six Japanese carriers launched a first wave of 181 planes composed of torpedo bombers, dive bombers, horizontal bombers and fighters against Pearl Harbor, on the Hawaiian island …
Watch a Glorious Video of Our Planet at Its Most Stunning
For the past two years, videographer Tom Lowe has been shooting footage of the American Southwest for his upcoming ultra-HD time lapse feature film ‘TimeScapes.’
The new trailer has just been released online, and the footage Lowe has captured of both our planet&CloseCurlyQu…
Statue of Liberty Turns 125 Years Old
It’s time to bake a very large cake and get a lot of candles ready, because Friday is the Statue of Liberty’s 125th birthday. Celebrations on Liberty Island will mark the October day in 1886 when the gift from France, a symbol of friendship, was inaugurated in front o…

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