The Male Characters in Wonder Woman

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Clay Enos/DC Comics

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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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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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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Warner Home Video
Warner Home Video

6 of the Scariest Fictional Secret Societies. We've seen the movies, and we are just glad that they are fictional.

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The 6 Most Epically Pointless Arguments on Wikipedia. No detail is too small or obscure to fight about.

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Try an Online Artificial Intelligence Image Generator. Enter some text, and let an algorithm present its best guess for you.

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Half-Hanged Maggie and Other Survivors of the Gallows. Eight people who refused to die by hanging.

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European Printmakers Had No Idea What Colonial American Cities Looked Like, So They Just Made Stuff Up. They assumed that the New World couldn't be that different from what they'd seen at home.

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How to be Happier. Notes from a Yale University course on happiness.

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15 Blissfully Cool Facts About Ice. Just reading about it may cool you down a little.

19 Performances That Prove Aretha Franklin Was the Greatest of All Time

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MOLLY RILEY, AFP/Getty Images

19 Performances That Prove Aretha Franklin Was the Greatest of All Time. She was truly the Queen of Soul.

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Feral Children of Myth and Reality. Authenticated cases are rare and often quite sad.

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A Huge Misperception About Sex. Our mistaken view of other people's sex lives may color our attitudes toward them.

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Stop Telling Me to Turn My Brain Off During Movies. A well-made film will engross the viewer even if it doesn't make complete sense.

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Hey Jude” Still Makes Everything “Better, Better, Better.” Fifty years ago this month, the biggest band in the world released their biggest hit.

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How Not to Get Screwed Over by Your Mechanic. Most mechanics are not out to cheat you, but the few that do are enough to scare all of us.

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The Myth of the Soulmate. No one is perfect, but you don't need perfection to find love and a satisfying relationship.

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15 Must-Try Peach Dishes from Around the Country. Better get started if you want to try them all at the peak of the season.

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