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The Right to Remain Silent In Court
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas just spoke in court for the first time in almost seven years.

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A Dream Come True
Ronen Goldman stages careful recreations of dreams and then captures them in amazing photographs.

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Where Is Your Food From?
Not sure? Just look at what shape it is.

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The Fictional Athlete Character Hall of Fame
The shining moments of all the greats are archived here. Slater triumphs over Valley. Henry Rowengartner’s rubbery pitching arm wows Wrigley Field. Forrest Gump runs.

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jOBS Well Done?
Fast Company explores the title of the new Steve Jobs film and other motion pictures with unique names.

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Speaking of Movie Titles
The new film 42 is coming out, and it looks great.

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It’s A Barrel of Laughs
Going over Niagara Falls in a barrel sounds like so much fun, doesn’t it? Annie Edson Taylor, who we previously included in this list, says she’d rather be blown to bits by a cannon than do it again. OK, I guess it’s not so fun after all.

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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish
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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

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10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

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An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are practically everyday events, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history.

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Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

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The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

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Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama.

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The Origin Story of the Peace Sign. It was a call for nuclear disarmament almost 60 years ago.

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10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind. If only we could get our jeans and socks to last so long.

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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