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A Brief History of Goths

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A Brief History of Goths. The word has been used for everything from barbarians to architecture to literature to a modern lifestyle choice.
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What was the Biggest Movie From the Year You Were Born? This list has the Best Picture winner, the box office champ, and the critics choice for each of the last 100 years.
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The Hoarder is a 1969 beautifully animated short film about a bird who collects everything. He learns an important lesson about greed.
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What’s Your American Dream Score? This Quiz Will Tell You.
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The True Story Behind Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler and Her Mixed-Up Files. The E.L. Konigsburg children's book was released fifty years ago. 
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19 Real Customer Service Horror Stories. Everyone has at least one, but these are awful.
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How Better Call Saul fixed Breaking Bad's Skyler Problem. And along the way, revealed how ethically compromised the audience is.
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The True Stories Behind 11 Famous Sideshow Performers. They went on display for money, but each had a real life and real story.

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The Duckmaster Rules the Roost at the Peabody Hotel
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Peter Burka, Flickr // CC BY-SA 2.0

The Duckmaster Rules the Roost at the Peabody Hotel. The ducks have been the stars of the show for 85 years.

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Remembering One of the Most Violent Days in the History of the U.S. Senate. A passionate but insulting speech brought out a congressman's wrath—and his cane.

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Investigating One of the Oldest Private Detective Agencies in Paris. The Duluc Détective is still in business after 105 years.

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Why Does Harrison Ford Love Indy And Hate Han? He's been willing to play older versions of both characters anyway, plus Rick Deckard.

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Pterodactyls Probably Didn’t Fly Like We Think They Did. A new study theorizes they resembled birds more than bats in flight.

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Rollin' on the River: Pittsburgh Shanty Boat Life. Thousands who couldn't afford land or rent lived in homemade barge houses.

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How Succulents Took Over Instagram—and Then the World. They make a perfect garden for the Millennial lifestyle.

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Resilience Isn't Innate. Here's How We Can Cultivate It.

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An ‘Outtake’ Video of the Royal Wedding
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BEN STANSALL, AFP/Getty Images

This ‘Outtake’ Video of the Royal Wedding is So Dumb—But So Very Enjoyable. As if it were like everyone else's wedding.

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A Lonely Avocado Searches for His Other Half in The Pits. This sweet short film, written by David Bizzaro, has been selected for more than 30 film festivals so far.

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We’ll First Find Aliens on Eyeball Planets. These are exoplanets that are tidally locked to their star, and carry a thin habitable zone in a ring shape.

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Vulture Ranks Every Star Wars Movie. Ten mini-reviews to justify the rankings include Solo without giving away too much.

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Han Solo was Almost in Revenge of the Sith. His part would have been too silly to believe.

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Deep in the Honduran Rain Forest, an Ecological SWAT Team Explores a Lost World. The diverse biology is a bigger treasure than the lost city that lured explorers there in the first place.

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Roxy, the Long Island Railroad Dog. He knew every train and its schedule, and how to get where he wanted to go.

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The Great Fertility Reversion. America's plummeting birth rate might not be as dire as it seems.

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