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Kathrine Switzer, First Woman to Enter the Boston Marathon, Will Run It Again 50 Years Later

In 1967, MAKER Kathrine Switzer registered for the then all-male Boston Marathon in which she was attacked by an official on the course who had grabbe... Read More »

Astronaut Peggy Whitson Breaks Female Record With 8 Spacewalks

Having already made history as the oldest female NASA astronaut to travel in space, Peggy Whitson has made history again. On Thursday, March 30, Whits... Read More »

"Beauty and the Beast" Just Beat a Record Previously Held By "Harry Potter"

Emma Watson's box-office succe is a tale as old as time. The British star has long been one of the world’s most valuable young actre es, thanks to he... Read More »

"Finding Dory" Had a Record-Shattering Weekend

Disney execs were probably cheering this weekend at the numbers for the studio's latest huge premiere, "Finding Dory," which easily swam its way to a... Read More »