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The Male Characters in Wonder Woman

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Steve Trevor, Joss Whedon, and the men getting in the way of Wonder Woman. Screenwriters need more practice putting men in secondary roles.

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Frontier Women. Some of them stood out from the crowd for their sheer audacity.

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An Old Beauty Trend Is Back—and It Comes With Health Risks. "Waist trainer" is just a modern name for a corset.

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When Lewis Carroll first wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in 1864, it was a personal book in his own handwriting with illustrations he drew himself. See those illustrations in scans of the original manuscript.

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How to Sell a Billion-Dollar Myth Like a French Girl. You'll find the sexy fashion icon more prevalent in the movies than in France.

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Shakespeare’s Cure for Xenophobia. A college professor confronts the Bard's treatment of the stereotype characters in The Merchant of Venice.

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The 18 Quirkiest Local Landmarks in Small-Town America. Your town may be there!

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How One Grieving Father Got Lawn Darts Banned. Whoever thought they were a good idea in the first place?

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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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