hitRECord wants your best campfire ghost stories

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hitRECord, a community production company led by actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is seeking great campfire stories for their new project, Find Your Park. It’s a collaboration with America’s National Parks to highlight the history and culture of these protected places, and anyone can participate. You can share an urban myth or legend you heard when you…

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The real Rosie the Riveter dies at 92

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The 1940s were a pinnacle era¬†for women in industry. During the war effort, everyone played a role, and millions of women worldwide gladly picked up the skills needed to keep their countries moving as the war played out. As such, there was no shortage of artwork created to help inspire girls and women to join…

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Soldier gear throughout history

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A recent Telegraph.co.uk article shared images of soldiers’ gear kits from wars between the years 1066 and 2014. It’s a fascinating look at how gear has changed over time–and in some cases, how it hasn’t changed much at all. The photographs, taken by photographer Thom Atkinson, capture gear, armor, and weaponry used by warriors during…

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History of the Karambit

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The small, curved-blade knife known as the Karambit occasionally pops up in popular culture. Fans of the Splinter Cell video games will certainly recognize it as one of Sam Fisher’s iconic weapons, and Karambits tend to be the weapon-of-choice for assassins or enemy agents in spy flicks. But despite their unique form–or perhaps because of…

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