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The 'Dune' Miniseries Is a Fascinating Piece of History

The ‘Dune’ Miniseries Is a Fascinating Piece of History

In December 2000, the Sci-Fi Channel (since renamed Syfy) released Frank Herbert’s Dune, an ambitious three-part miniseries. Science fiction author Rajan Khanna was a recent college grad when he first watched the show. “I remember it coming out, and I honestly remember the Sci-Fi Channel being a big deal back in the day,” Khanna says …

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Prodigy who ‘disappeared’ creates history in boilover

Grand Slam losses by high-ranked, well-known and accomplished players to, well, lower-ranked, lesser-known and less-accomplished opponents offer a rare opportunity for those unheralded winners to enjoy the spotlight. And for the first time in nearly a half-century, just three of the top 10 seeds in the women’s draw at Roland-Garros made it to the round …

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