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The Kodiak Queen: A Naval Ship’s New Life

In Spring 2017, British businessman Richard Branson intentionally sunk a decorated naval ship, the Kodiak Queen (previously the YO-44) off the shore of Virgin Gorda, a part of the British Virgin Islands (BVI)...

Understanding The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919

Ninety-nine years ago, on an unseasonably warm January day, 2 million gallons of black, sticky molasses flooded the streets in Boston’s North End neighborhood. This deadly wave resulted in 21 people dead and...

Petroleum Product of the Week: Fishing Rods

If you’ve ever gone fishing, you know how important it is to use a fishing rod that’s appropriate for what you’re fishing for. One type of fishing may require a fast action rod that bends less of the pole if...

How Car Recycling Works

When it comes to reusing, most of us probably encounter recycling options for things like paper and plastic near daily. These are the obvious ones and are fairly easy to recycle. However, they’re not the...

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How do Matches Light?

With the arrival of winter, you may be happy to light your fireplace, candles, or even an outdoor firepit to sit around with friends and family. Finding ways to light these small, convenient, and controlled fires that...