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The Map Of Native American Tribes You've Never Seen Before

Aaron Carapella couldn't find a map showing the original names and locations of Native American tribes as they existed before contact with Europeans. That's why the Oklahoma man designed his own map.

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A New Jersey Law That's Kept Smart Guns Off Shelves Nationwide

The law says that once "personalized" guns are available in the U.S., all handguns sold in New Jersey must be smart guns. So, to avoid triggering the law, vendors aren't selling them — anywhere.

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Deceptive Cadence

New York Philharmonic's Lead Fiddler Rests His Bow

Glenn Dicterow became the youngest concertmaster in New York Philharmonic history in 1980, when he was just 31. After spending more than half his life leading the violin section, he says goodbye.

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