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Category: Christopher Columbus

Juan Ponce de León

The Myth of Ponce de León and the Fountain of Youth

On the 500th anniversary of his landing in Florida, find out how Ponce de León’s name became inextricably linked with the Fountain of Youth.

Christopher Columbus Facts

10 Things You May Not Know About Christopher Columbus

In honor of Columbus Day, check out 10 things you may not know about the explorer who sailed the ocean blue in 1492.

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Historic Eclipses

This week, as the world watches a true astronomical rarity–the first full lunar eclipse to coincide with a winter solstice since 1554–we take a look at legendary eclipses with undeniable historical significance.