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Adorable Old Couple Is The Real-Life Notebook. He reads his wife diary entries from their life together to battle the effects of Alzheimer's.
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Behind the Gates of Chios' Abandoned Leper Colony. After housing the lepers of Greece for hundreds of years, it's now a beautiful ruin for explorers.
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A 7-year-old boy bit into a pop tart and noticed that its shape looked like a gun, so he said "Bang bang!" You can guess what happened next: yep, a two-day suspension.
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Pope Fever Grips Rome. As the cardinals arrive, so do their fans, the tourists, the journalists, and the souvenir-sellers.
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A British hacker was imprisoned for internet fraud. He then signed up for a prison IT class, got access to a computer, and hacked into the prison's mainframe.
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How good can a six-year-old breakdancer be? Bgirl Terra owns the house at Chelles Battle Pro 2013 in France -and her slightly-older opponent isn't half-bad, either.   
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7 musicians kicked out of the band they helped start. Seniority matters not when you bring everyone else down.
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6 Horrifying Modern Cannibals. Including one who is a free man due to a technicality.  

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10 Holiday Controversies
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10 Holiday Controversies. What were once personal choices are now public arguments about how it should be done.

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How Zarafa, France’s First Giraffe, Became a Cultural Sensation. Artists across the country wanted to draw or paint her.

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The 6 Big Superhero Movies Of 2017, Ranked From Worst To Best. It's hard to disagree with such a short list, but some fans will.

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When They Tried to Collect on a Nonexistent Debt, This Man Fought Back. Andrew Therrien took the harassment personally, and set out to find out who was behind it.

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Competitive creative dog grooming is an activity that makes dogs into an art medium. The documentary short Well Groomed follows two creative dog groomers through the biggest such contest at Groom Expo.

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Ada Blackjack, the Forgotten Sole Survivor of an Odd Arctic Expedition. She didn't know how to shoot or trap, but she had to make it back to her young son.

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The American Savings Crisis, Explained. Even if we could build savings in this economy, it wouldn't be worth the effort.

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12 Heroic U.S. Military Chaplains. They didn't want to kill, but served by their own sacrifice.

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How Animals are Excavated at the La Brea Tar Pits
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Excavating 101 at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. See how paleontologists get those animals out of the ancient asphalt.

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Solving the Mystery of Lyme Disease. When a shocking number of children in one town developed rheumatoid arthritis, doctors and public health officials teamed up to find its cause.

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Horse Feathers: the Marx Brothers at Their Best. The 1932 film is better than its reputation.

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A Child Interviews Her Cat. Any cat owner can relate to the absolute accuracy of the cat's responses.

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10 Reasons Why We Already Know Rey Is a Skywalker. This speculation is derived from clues in The Force Awakens, and contains no spoilers for The last Jedi.

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The Netflix Movie A Christmas Prince is a Hit for All the Wrong Reasons. It might even be worth borrowing a Netflix password.

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Imagining the Jellyfish Apocalypse. As the ocean's ecosystems collapse, they are poised to take over.

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What Was FDR Doing On the "Date Which Will Live in Infamy"? Read how the president took the news of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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