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The Mad Cow Panic of the 1990s

In the 1990s, the world watched in horror as a terrible disease swept the English cattle industry. An illness that turned victims' brains to mush, "mad cow dise...

Whatever Happened to the World’s Fair?

The World's Fair. A huge, international showcase of the science, technology, art, and culture of hundreds of world nations. You've probably seen it in movies, f...

The Radioactive Chernobyl Disaster

On April 26th, 1986, the world experienced the worst nuclear disaster in history: the meltdown of the reactors in Chernobyl, Ukraine. The effects of the disaste...