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7 of History’s Most Devastating Bridge Collapses

7 of History’s Most Devastating Bridge Collapses

The disasters had a wide range of causes, from marching soldiers to a circus clown in a barrel.Although bridges are among history’s greatest feats of engineering, in rare cases they have unexpectedly and catastrophically failed due to structural deficiencies, weather...

8 Astounding Moments in Women’s Olympic Gymnastics

8 Astounding Moments in Women’s Olympic Gymnastics

From Olga Korbut’s famous flip to Kerri Strug's vault landing to Simone Biles’ multiple golds, see the feats that wowed the world.Women’s gymnastics has been an official sport in the Summer Olympics since 1928, when the first female Olympic gymnasts competed in...

How Title IX Transformed Women’s Sports

How Title IX Transformed Women’s Sports

The groundbreaking gender equity law made a lasting impact by increasing the participation of girls and women in athletics.Title IX, the landmark gender equity law passed as part of the Education Amendments of 1972, banned sex discrimination in federally funded...

10 Famous Horse Racing Scandals

10 Famous Horse Racing Scandals

From race-fixing and horse switches to performance-enhancing drugs, some will do whatever it takes to see their horse cross the finish line first.Horse racing has been called the "Sport of Kings," and, just like royalty, racing has a scandal-filled history. Some...

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