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.

The Fantastic and Troubled History of the Video Phone

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The Fantastic and Troubled History of the Video Phone. The technology was there, but no one could use it until the expense came down.

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The Internet is in Love With Casual Disney Princesses From Wreck-It Ralph 2. An entire film of just their slumber party would be a hit.

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Dude, She’s (Exactly 25 Percent) Out of Your League. Online dating gives us the tools to quantify aspirational dating behavior.

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7 Charts Explain Why America is Becoming Obese. It's a battle that must be fought on several fronts.

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Treating a Heart Attack in a Centaur. Two doctors and an emergency nurse speculate on where to place the defibrillator pads.

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The 100 Most Important Cat Pictures Of All Time. An essential reference gallery.

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Why Scientists are Infiltrating Music Festivals. It's not for research, but to present ideas to the crowds.

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Is It Possible to Overdose on Vitamins? Yes, so you should learn which ones may be dangerous.

The Cat Who Loves Peaches

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The Cat Who Loves Peaches. Ozzy doesn't eat them, he just enjoys surrounding himself with peaches.

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How Much Would You Pay for Han Solo's Jacket or Anakin's Lightsaber? More than 600 pieces of rare movie memorabilia will go up for auction in September.

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The Ultimate Rich Kids Were the Children of Famous Explorers. Check out the adventures of the heirs of Hernán Cortés, Francisco Pizarro, and Cristóbal Colón.

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Illustrated National Park Reviews. Humorously gleaned from one-star entries at TripAdvisor.

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How Europe Learned to Swim. Indoor bathing and fear of sea monsters kept them out of the water for 1500 years.

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See a 50-Foot Tall Tornado of Fire. Firefighters saw it while battling a blaze at a plastics factory in Derbyshire, England.

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The Oscars' Insulting New Award. Splitting the Best Picture award into "artistic" and "popular" categories does a disservice to all films.

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12 Olympians Who Don't Keep Their Medals in a Sock Drawer. Some medalists find much stranger places to store them.

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