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The Axe Cop show will debut July 27th, and it looks to be pretty good. How funny will it be when a concept from a five-year-old beats out the professional network brainstormers?
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21 Reasons Why Kali Is The World's Cutest Orphaned Baby Polar Bear. All you have to do is look at him to know it.  
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Which Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce Employee Are You at the Office? Knowing where you fit in will get you ready for the premiere of Mad Men this Sunday.
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What does the label "organic" on your food really mean? Often it means that you feel better about eating it.
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A college student went to a clinic over chest congestion and got a full pelvic exam and tests for pregnancy and STIs. Is this defensive medicine or just plain slut-shaming?
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Publisher's Weekly has named Square Books in Oxford, Mississippi, as the Bookstore of the Year. I bet they have a cat.
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11 historical firsts on Mount Everest. More people are breaking barriers and setting records, but the climb is just as difficult as it always was.
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Fun with Venn and Euler Diagrams. And a refresher course on the difference between 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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