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The Voyage of Voyager 1

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Thirty-five years after its launch, Voyager 1 is moving out of the solar system, and still transmitting data using technology from 1977. They just don't build things the way they used to.
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What Would Life Be Like In A World Without The Internet? Slower, friendlier, more personal …but it wouldn't automatically make you a better person.
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A rare Angolan colobus monkey was born at the Brookfield Zoo near Chicago. See pictures of this strange and adorable infant, and its even stranger-looking mother.
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Lululemon recalled a batch of yoga pants because you can see through them. Yoga instructors are confused, as yoga pants have always been see-through.
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Do We Need to Identify With a Protagonist to Enjoy a Novel? Maybe, but we don't have to like them.  
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29 Awesome Ways To Tell Everyone You're Pregnant. These announcements give a smile even to people who don't know the parents.  
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Fascinating Photos of Great Musicians’ Earliest Musical Endeavors. They look so young, because they were!
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See a view of Manhattan that you're not likely to ever see in real life. Photographer Patrick Cashin documented the construction of new tunnels dug for the East Side Access project, deep below the city streets.

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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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