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The Wealthy Activist Who Helped Turn “Bleeding Kansas” Free
 
 
From Lightbulbs to Mutual Funds: Tim Harford on Inventions That Changed the Modern Economy
 
From Lightbulbs to Mutual Funds: Tim Harford on Inventions That Changed the Modern Economy
 
 
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Baltimore Quietly Removes Four Confederate Monuments
 
Baltimore Quietly Removes Four Confederate Monuments
 
 
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On this day in 1930, "Fiddlesticks," the first color cartoon with sound was released. The groundbreaking cartoon chronicling the adventures of "Flip the Frog" and was the work of a former animator for the Walt Disney studio. Watch some of the world's earliest animations.
 
 
 
 
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