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Creepy Easter Greetings

7 Deadly Sinners
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21 Vintage Easter Cards That Will Totally Creep You Out. And to think that they were considered perfectly normal in their time.
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It's not as easy as it once was for kids to see R-rated movies at the theater. But buying mature video games is much more difficult for underage shoppers.
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Those Facebook Ads On The Right Are Moving To Your Feed. It's only a matter of time before your feed is all ads, all the time.
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Game of Thrones returns Sunday after a long break. Brush up on what you'll need to know with the GOT Glossary.
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In Bangalore, India, cardboard cutouts of police officers help keep drivers in line. This will only last until someone mistakes a real cop for a cardboard copy and runs him down.
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The amount of Arctic ice has passed its maximum for the year, which measured the sixth-lowest on record. Less ice means more heat absorbed into the water, which feeds a vicious warming cycle.
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Dutch spammers are waging an online war with an anti-spam organization. Their attacks against each other could drag a large piece of the internet down with them.
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The IRS could be doing our tax forms for us, like some Europeans nations do. But Intuit, the parent company of TurboTax, lobbies against the plan every year.
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6 Easter Traditions You Might Not Know. And 6 more from our readers.

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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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