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The Ultimate Fictional Baseball Team. This dream team is composed of the heroic and talented players from baseball movies we know and love.
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Viral Video Stars Then and Now. They don't look different, but many have parlayed their moment in the sun into careers or onto reality TV.
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Eat Like a Greek: The Mediterranean Diet That Could Save Your Life. A new study touts the benefits of olive oil, nuts, and red wine.
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Making Roadkill Beautiful. Photographer Marian Drew takes dead animals, cleans them up, and places them in lovely settings for their final portraits.  
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PBS made a cartoon explaining the tongue-eating fish parasite Cymothoa exigua. Yeah, it's gross.  
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Kimmies Harpin’ Boontling: A Dying American Dialect? Learn a little about the language spoken by only about a dozen people in California.
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Lago Epecuén: The Lake That Drowned A Thriving Tourist Village. And then 25 years later, it reappeared -wrecked, but recognizable.  
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8 TV mashups almost as good as the originals. The Three Stooges starring in The A-Team? Yeah, I'll buy that!
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The disturbing rise of anorexia among very young children. It's too easy for kids to pick up our obsessions without really understanding them.

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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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