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The Face on the Five-Cent Bill

Public Domain/National Numismatic Collection/National Museum of American History, Wikimedia Commons
Public Domain/National Numismatic Collection/National Museum of American History, Wikimedia Commons

A Treasury Official in 1866 Put His Own Face on U.S. Currency. When paper money was temporarily issued to replace coin amounts, Spencer M. Clark saw a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

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Margaret Brown led a remarkable life even apart from surviving the Titanic. She was "unsinkable" in all her pursuits.

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The Garden of Ghastly Delights. The Théâtre du Grand Guignol gave audiences the blood and gore they wanted.

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Tesla electric cars are usually quiet, but this guy's Model X was meowing when he went out Saturday morning! Tesla technicians went above and beyond to remove a kitten stuck inside the bumper.

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12 fascinating facts about feminist icon Nancy Drew. She broke carriers, despite creator Edward Stratemeyer's belief in traditional gender roles.

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The Stories Behind Ding Dong and Other Small Town Names. Like Two Egg, Florida; Possum Grape, Arkansas; George, Washington; and more.

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Ancient DNA shows that Cats Domesticated Themselves. They lived among humans for thousands of years before they decided to be pets.

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The Stories Behind 12 Seemingly Obvious Baseball Rules. They came from the first time a player pushed the envelope too far.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler. The Commuter is the latest of a long line of films in which the action star ruins transportation for everyone.

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Snow Rollers: Nature’s Winter Treat. Snow can naturally form into wheels, carpet rolls, or big boulders.

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A Former Gang Member Explains How Easy It Is to Join a Gang. It offers a sense of belonging when you don't get that at home.

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Hollywood Movies Renamed for Japanese Audiences. Some are funny, and some are better than the English title.

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Ladykillers: Murder Ballads and the Country Women Who Sang Them. The underappreciated who sang about the unacceptable eventually became hidden treasures.

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13 Quick and Easy Breakfasts to Jumpstart Your Winter Mornings. Something new will make the whole day go easier.

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11 Ways Advertisers Make Food Look Delicious. It's much more difficult than you might think.

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