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New York-based video journalist Rebecca Davis swapped out her work camera for her iPhone on the subway, taking over 3,000 candid photos of fellow passengers in 2012 alone. She calls the series “Commuters.”

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After announcing a decision to cut costs by eliminating Saturday mail delivery services, the U.S. Postal Service is taking a foray into high-end fashion with a line of “smart apparel” and accessories for men. The “Rain Heat & Snow” brand will operate a storefront in New York City’s Garment District, where they will have no excuse for closing due to inclement weather.

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The human body is a work of art: Y/N? If you answered yes, of course yes, then Austria has the museum exhibit for you.

Marcel Proust looks like he plays a mean air guitar. Serena Williams seems more of the strumming your pain with her fingers type.

Henry Grossman spent four years and 6,500 frames documenting the rise of the Beatles, but most of his photos were never published.

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This list of 10 fictional characters based on real people might surprise you.

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For anyone waxing nostalgic about Hostess Twinkies already, Gone But Not Forgotten Groceries will really help you wallow in your old-school snack memories. Remember Crystal Pepsi?

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According to this rundown of Oscar speech thank-yous since 1971 by the numbers, Academy Award winners are most thankful for their wives, mothers, America, and Harvey Weinstein.

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5 Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors
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Five Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors. Our genes are largely the result of travel and intermingling.

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The Top 10 National Parks You've Probably Never Heard Of. One of them may be closer to you than you thought.

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The Well-Dressed Suffragist. If you're going to protest, you'll need to buy a charming new hat.

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The Presidential Portrait That Was the “Ugliest Thing” LBJ Ever Saw. (The artist did not take that comment kindly.)

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In the game Robot Mind Meld, the object is to come up with the same word as a robot in as few steps as possible. Keep in mind that the robot is not as intuitive as you are.

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The Father Of Artistic Figure Skating. It was all about making a perfect figure 8 on the ice until Jackson Haines came along.

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Amazon's Big Gamble on Grocery Delivery. What impact could a giant competitor have on existing businesses?

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President John Tyler's Grandsons Are Still Alive. Tyler took office in 1841, and eventually had 15 children.

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Welcome to the Year of the Dog
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Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Dog.

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The Evolution of Marvel’s Black Panther. Introduced in 1966, the character hits the big screen this weekend.

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The Very Real History of Death Stars. Germany, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. have all drawn up plans for weaponized satellites.

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The Karate Kid gets a modern makeover with Cobra Kai. Daniel and Johnny will revive their unresolved conflicts as older adults in the YouTube Red series.

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How the “Heart Balm Racket” Convinced America That Women Were Up to No Good. Sensational cases of gold diggers meant the end of breach of promise lawsuits.

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What Europe's Oldest Wine Tells Us About Ancient Sicilians. Samples hidden in a cave thousands of years ago hold clues to their everyday lives.

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15 of the World's Most Stunning Winter Destinations. You still have time to book a trip before the tourist season starts.

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