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10 Great Places To Visit In Amarillo That Won’t Break Your Bank

One of the things I hear people say from time to time is, 'there's nothing to do in Amarillo.'

Granted we don't get a lot of big concerts and when there is a show it's usually in Lubbock, Oklahoma City or Albuquerque, but there are still a lot of fun things to do in town.

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Drinks that Were Created For Something Other Than Drinking

We love our drinks, Coke, Dr. Pepper, Mountain Dew, vodka, whiskey, etc.  However did you know that a lot of drinks were originally made to do something different.

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‘Vikings’ Season 2 Trailer Teaser: Glory and Gore Go Hand in Hand

From its very theme song we've known History's 'Vikings' to have surprisingly good taste in music, but pairing Lorde's "Glory and Gore" with a fire in Ragnar's eyes? That needs to be seen and heard for yourself. Get your first look at 'Vikings' season 2 with the brand-new trailer teaser right here!

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Students Find World War II Hiding Spot in Their Attic

It's every child's dream to stumble upon a hidden treasure in their very own home. Think how many hours of youth are spent knocking on hollow walls, digging in the backyard and exploring crawl spaces in the hopes of finding something, anything, of value.

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Buzzer Beaters: Top Sports Stories for February 1

Todays' biggest sports news: Lefty juuuuuust misses a record in Phoenix, the NFL addresses the concussion issue (sort of), an A-Rod update, and more.

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This Day in History — First Can of Beer is Sold

It's almost the weekend, which is my favorite time to crack open a can of...well, if I'm honest, these days it's usually PBR. Times are tough, but not as tough as they probably were before this day in 1935, when the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company delivered it's first batch of 2,000 cans of Krueger's Finest Beer and Cream Ale to one of my favorite cities in America: the dirty river city of Richmond, VA.

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This Day in History for December 31 — Times Square Celebrates, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1879: Thomas Edison demonstrates incandescent lighting to the public for the first time (more info)

1907: The first New Year's Eve celebration is held in Times Square -- then known as Longacre Square -- in New York City (more info)

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Impeachment hearings
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This Day in History for December 19 — House Impeaches Bill Clinton, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1776: Thomas Paine publishes one of a series of pamphlets in the Pennsylvania Journal titled 'The American Crisis' (more info)

1777: George Washington's Continental Army goes into winter quarters at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania (more info)

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Hatfields and McCoys Reality Series
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History Developing ‘Hatfields & McCoy’s Reality Series?

These days, one of the surest ways to capitalize on an original blockbuster success is to develop a reality series inspired by its premise. We saw an example earlier this week with The CW putting into development a reality series with a striking similarity to 'The Hunger Games,' though this may be the most surprising example to date. Based on the runaway award-winning success of History's 'Hatfields & McCoys' the cable channel is going back to the well to develop a reality TV series around the descendants of the famous family. Will it be just as buzz-worthy?

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This Day in History for December 13 — Saddam Hussein Captured, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1577: Sir Francis Drake sets out from Plymouth, England, on his round-the-world voyage (more info)

1862: At the Battle of Fredericksburg, Confederate General Robert E. Lee defeats the Union Major General Ambrose E. Burnside in a decisive loss for the Union army (more info)

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This Day in History for November 16 — Federal Reserve Bank Opens, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1907: Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory collectively enter the United States as Oklahoma, the 46th state (more info)

1914: The Federal Reserve Bank of the United States officially opens (more info)

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This Day in History for November 13 — Vietnam Memorial Dedicated, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1841: James Braid first sees a demonstration of animal magnetism, which leads to his study of the subject he eventually calls hypnotism (more info)

1927: The Holland Tunnel opens to traffic as the first Hudson River car tunnel linking New Jersey to New York City (more info)

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