These 7 Digits May Be More Important Than Your Social Security Number

These 7 Digits May Be More Important Than Your Social Security Number

Our cell phone number has become one of the most important numbers in our lives. Recently a hack called "sim jacking" has gained traction, and it puts our cell phone numbers - as well as almost every other account we have - at risk. Right now, it'...
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The Moment The NBA Turned Into A Fashion Show

The Moment The NBA Turned Into A Fashion Show

Today, basketball players are bonafide style icons: the walk into an area on game day is basically a fashion show. It wasn't always like this. Basketball style has evolved over the past 20 years, due in part to a policy change in 2005. Cheddar Exp...
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Why New York Still Uses Wooden Water Towers

Why New York Still Uses Wooden Water Towers

When you look across the New York City skyline, you might notice the thousands of wooden water towers that line the tops of the buildings. Cheddar Explains why there are so many water tanks and why they are still wooden.
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How Winning An Oscar Became About Money

How Winning An Oscar Became About Money

Winning an Oscar isn't just about making a good movie. Studios, actors, and marketing firms run expensive campaigns for months prior to the big night. Here's what it really takes to bring home an Academy Award.
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Here's Why The Driving Age Is 16 In Most States. Should It Be?

Here's Why The Driving Age Is 16 In Most States. Should It Be?

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States. 16 to 17-year-old drivers are almost twice as likely to die in a car crash than drivers who are just two years older. So why is the minimum driving age still ...
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The Downfall Of The Convertible Car

The Downfall Of The Convertible Car

The convertible has been an icon since the beginning of the automobile era. But in recent years, sales have declined drastically. We explain why the drop top is disappearing from roads.
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Donald Trump Vs. Nancy Pelosi: A History Of The Rivalry

Donald Trump Vs. Nancy Pelosi: A History Of The Rivalry

After the conclusion of Tuesday night's State Of The Union Address, Nancy Pelosi ripped up a copy of Donald Trump's speech. This dramatic moment is just the latest headline in a history of conflict.
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How The Red Carpet Became An Award Show Staple

How The Red Carpet Became An Award Show Staple

Hollywood has transformed the red carpet into a platform for actors and actresses to showcase high fashion before award shows like the Oscars. But it didn't always used to be this way. Cheddar explains how the red carpet came to be a staple of awa...
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Will A Quarantine Prevent The Spread Of Coronavirus?

Will A Quarantine Prevent The Spread Of Coronavirus?

Efforts to combat coronavirus are underway in China. In attempt to limit the spread of the disease, a travel ban in Wuhan and the surrounding areas affecting 50 million people has been put into place. But are quarantines like this one effective?
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The Nintendo Robot That Saved The Gaming Industry

The Nintendo Robot That Saved The Gaming Industry

In 1983 the video game industry is in peril. An over-saturated market of third-party software games resulted in a $3 billion loss. But, in 1985, an old playing card company stepped in to save the day... with a robot named R.O.B.
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How the U.S. Military Influences Hollywood

How the U.S. Military Influences Hollywood

The Department of Defense has a widespread influence on Hollywood, from hardcore action films to comedies like Pitch Perfect 3. Turn's out, it’s actually a century old practice. But just how involved is Washington?
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Will A Mask Really Protect You From Coronavirus?

Will A Mask Really Protect You From Coronavirus?

What exactly is coronavirus, and what's the best way to protect yourself? We checked in with Dr. Amesh Adalja to ask if surgical masks really keep you healthy, and what you should do instead.
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