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The World of Kim Jong Un

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Inside the world of Kim Jong Un: North Korea's strange hermit king. Despite being third in line for the communist throne, he knows how to be a dictator.
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10 Incredible Repurposed Train Stations. They were built too nicely to not use them in some way or another.
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How bad will hurricane season be this year? Colorado State University's Department of Atmospheric Science says it may be as bad as last year -or worse.
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A police chief found his daughter's cake and ate it, not knowing it was laced with cannabis oil. He freaked out, because for some reason, he ate the whole cake.
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The Ref May Be Blind, But He’s Not Insecure. Thick skin, confidence, and a sense of superiority are key ingredients for enforcing the rules of the game.
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How do you pronounce these five words? It most likely depends on where you are from.
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How the CIA Helped Disney Conquer Florida. The company bought up 40 square miles and invented their own governmental bodies.
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42 Breaks The Box Office Curse Of The Baseball Movie. The Jackie Robinson movie was number one for the weekend with $27 million in receipts.
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11 Ways We Used Radiation in Everyday Life. That is, until we found out how stupid that was.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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The ‘Papasan’ Chair
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Tracing the Elusive History of Pier 1’s Ubiquitous Papasan Chair. The design has a particularly murky history, with many accounts of how and where it was originated.

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If Earth Was 50 Percent Larger, We Might Be Stuck Here. As it is, escaping the Earth's gravity is the hardest part of space travel.

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How Cellophane Changed the Way We Shop for Food. And made color its most important feature.

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One of the most common questions in American small talk is considered rude in much of the world. Don't ask a French person what they do for a living.

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What is the worst non-living thing you could put into a microwave? The Slow Mo Guys found it: an automobile airbag.

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As Paperwork Goes Missing, Thousands of Private Student Loan Debts May Be Wiped Away. Some debts purchasers did not learn to avoid the documentation mistakes of the mortgage crisis.

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Against Home Runs. Fans love them, but too many can ruin the game as a whole.

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12 Strange, Yet Beautiful Fruits & Vegetables. Keep your eye out for these and you might find your new favorite food.

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