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The History of Chuck Norris Facts

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How Chuck Norris Facts became The Internet’s First Great Meme. The action star was selected by a poll in 2005.

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Bad Trip: The CIA's Acid Experiments. It took decades for the truth to come out.

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As Earth's Climate Changes, Is It Time to Redefine the Four Seasons? Spring, summer, fall, and winter aren't what they used to be.

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Touching Death: The Turbulent Life of One of America’s Last Snake-Handling Preachers. Cody Coots risks arrest as well as death.

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The Millionaire Teenage Ad Girl Who Wrote the Book on Jazz Age Etiquette. Lillian Eichler broke barriers in everything she tried. 

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The 16 Best Cooking Tricks I Learned In Culinary School. They'll make your home cooking taste more professional.

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The Art of the Plot Twist. It's okay that the audience sees it coming, as long as it turns out to be satisfying.

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The Greatest Dance Number Ever Filmed. The Nicholas Brothers weren't only great dancers, they conveyed a sense of true joy in their work.

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The History of Monopoly
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Elizabeth Magie and the History of the Board Game Monopoly. What it became was a far cry from her original intention.

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How North American Bison Ended Up in the Swiss Alps. Several Alpine herds are all descended from one farmer's crazy idea.

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South Georgia Island Is Officially Free of Its Bird-Killing Rodents. The invasive species wrecked the balance of nature for 250 years.

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Listen to These Auditory Illusions When You’re Bored With Laurel and Yanny. Learn about five ways your brain affects what you hear.

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Everybody Once Thought Stegosauruses Could Actually Fly. Early fossil finds led one paleontologist into wild speculation about the dinosaur.

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The Truth About the First Academy Awards and the Dog Rin Tin Tin. He was a good boy, but not an Oscar winner.

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Las Vegas is everything right—and wrong—with sports right now. Stadiums built with tax money rarely benefit the taxpayers.

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15 Life Hacks to Make Doing the Dishes a Breeze. Make them a habit to save yourself time and trouble.

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A Spoiler-Free Review of Deadpool 2
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2018 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

A Spoiler-Free Review of Deadpool 2. Basically, if you liked the first Deadpool, you'll love this one, too.

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Pulling Off the Perfect Power Nap. A half-hour nap is good, but a longer nap is even better.

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Identical Twins Hint at How Environments Change Gene Expression. Studies of twins separated at birth are shedding new light on how nature and nurture work together to create who we are.

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The Ultimate Senior Prank. Police in Cumberland, Wisconsin, got a call about a car that had driven through a wall into the local high school's principal's office, but then had a good laugh.

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The Surprising History (and Future) of Fingerprints. Using them to solve crimes is a relatively recent innovation.

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A lathe is a serious investment in money, time, space, and material. That's why we have WebGL Lathe Workshop, where you can turn a nice newel or chair leg online, for free (with sound effects)!

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7 Priceless Items People Sold on eBay. Most brought a pretty good price.

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