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The true history of Ben Franklin and his kite

If you grew up in America, you probably heard the story of Benjamin Franklin flying a kite during a thunderstorm. This is supposedly how he discovered electricity. While this tale is catchy, it’s not entirely accurate. But the real story might be even more interesting.

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Stop robocalls for good with Kim’s new eBook

Robocalls interrupt us constantly and scam Americans out of millions of dollars every year. Learn Kim's best tricks for stopping annoying robocalls in this handy guide.

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