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Eating on $1.50 a Day

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Ben Affleck Signs Up to ‘Live Below the Line’ with a Food Budget of $1.50 per Day. It's a group project to bring awareness to global poverty -but it only will last five days.
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Our Misguided Terms of Terror. We use familiar words to deal with mass killings, but what do they really mean?
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A peek inside the George W. Bush Presidential Center, to be dedicated Thursday in Dallas. The library and museum contains exhibits on 9/11, Katrina, wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the Florida recount.  
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The 10 Greatest Creepy Farm Books. Perfect for a quiet night of reading while the barnyard critters sleep.
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Here's What The First SAT Test Looked Like. The questions didn't make any sense back in 1926, either.
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Is the United Potato Growers of America a cooperative working for the benefit of farmers, or a price-fixing cartel? A court in Idaho will make that determination.
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Just when you think we've reached the limits of strange reality TV, the limits are pushed further. DIY Network is making a show called Vanilla Ice Goes Amish.
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How dangerous is the cinnamon challenge, really? The good news is that no one has died from it -yet.
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Funny and Fabulous Fortune Cookies. It's a good day when you get a nonsensical fortune that makes you laugh.  

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Welcome to the Year of the Dog
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Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Dog.

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The Evolution of Marvel’s Black Panther. Introduced in 1966, the character hits the big screen this weekend.

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The Very Real History of Death Stars. Germany, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. have all drawn up plans for weaponized satellites.

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The Karate Kid gets a modern makeover with Cobra Kai. Daniel and Johnny will revive their unresolved conflicts as older adults in the YouTube Red series.

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How the “Heart Balm Racket” Convinced America That Women Were Up to No Good. Sensational cases of gold diggers meant the end of breach of promise lawsuits.

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What Europe's Oldest Wine Tells Us About Ancient Sicilians. Samples hidden in a cave thousands of years ago hold clues to their everyday lives.

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15 of the World's Most Stunning Winter Destinations. You still have time to book a trip before the tourist season starts.

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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters
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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters. If they were designed as movie aliens, they would be too implausible.

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Making Artificial Earthquakes with a Four-Ton Steel Ball. Get out of the way when it's dropped in the name of science!

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Jerry Lewis in The Bellboy. It wasn't a typical Jerry Lewis movie, but it worked.

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The Incinerator House. Artist Ron Fleming turned an abandoned industrial structure into a home and a work of art.

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Why Adam Rippon Didn’t Win. He finished behind two competitors who fell because of the complicated math of figure skating.

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Was Young Luke Skywalker a Selfless Hero or a Freeloader? Luke took advantage of the Rebel Alliance in using an X-wing or two as his personal vehicle, but a commenter refutes that argument in style.

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15 'Trials of the Century' and the Media Frenzies That Accompanied Them. Because true crime is more fascinating than fiction.

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