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March 31, 2023

‘Vesuvius Challenge’ Will Pay Up to $1M to Whoever Can Decipher Charred Scrolls From Pompeii

On a normal day long ago in 79 CE, the volcano known as Mount Vesuvius erupted, covering the town below it in volcanic ash. Pompeii was obliterated with people suffocating under ash and buildings vanishing, not to be unearthed for hundreds of years. Historians today view Pompeii as a valuable time capsule of ancient life, preserved much as it was that fateful day.

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March 30, 2023

Actor James Hong Moves TV Host to Tears in Heartfelt Conversation About Her Dad

When an actor goes on an interview news show, we don't expect the conversation to delve too emotionally deep. But that wasn’t the case in a recent interview between MSNBC host Katie Phang and veteran actor James Hong. Phang was chatting with the 94-year-old on her titular show, fresh off Hong's win at the 95th Academy Awards for the film Everything Everywhere All at Once.

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