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The Story Behind The Godfather

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The Story Behind The Godfather. The book, the film, and the mob that wanted in on it.

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America Should Burn Its Garbage Like Sweden Does. They use trash as fuel for energy, with few side effects.

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Actor Chris Evans spent 10 weeks away from his dog Dodger during filming. Their reunion on Sunday was adorable.

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How to De-Feralize Your Children for Back-to-School. Your school will expect them to be at least a little civilized.

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The Biggest Things Ever to be Transported by Sea. Even ancient sailors took on the challenge to haul large cargo.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Stamps are Here and They Even Feature Porgs. The Royal Mail stamps featuring eight non-human characters will be available October 12.

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A Pictorial Chronology of Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start the Fire." Now you can see what he's singing about in all five verses.

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12 Inedible Pumpkin-Spiced Products. The seasonal scent is back, and it's not just for food.

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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution
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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution. The story of the discovery of green fluorescent protein.

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Ranking America’s Top 10 Chain Restaurants. When you're on the road for the holidays, you'll know what to expect for dinner.

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How Hoarding Works. It's not just a habit or a hobby, but a serious mental illness.

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Meet the Most Toxic Plant in North America. Whatever you do, do not eat the spotted water hemlock.

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Why Millennials are Facing the Scariest Financial Future of Any Generation Since the Great Depression. Being born in the wrong year has consequences that last a lifetime.

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How Titanic’s Iconic Necklace Almost Sank an Entire Company. The J. Peterman Company was the only officially licensed producer of the Heart of the Ocean.

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Star Wars and the Unfortunate Ubiquity of the Final Climactic Explosion. It's happened several times already; let's see something different.

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13 Weird and Wonderful Gingerbread Houses. You can make anything from imagination and royal icing.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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