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How Wild Horses Became the West's New Pests. More than 70,000 horses are putting a strain on overgrazed public land.

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The Photo Shoot that Drove Van Halen Apart. The images illustrated the cracks developing in the band.

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The Plane Went Down With His Wife, His Kid ... and a Secret. Crews searched for days, some to find Tony Mink's family, others to find the cash he had on board.

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A Brief History of Book Burning. It has been used as a terroristic threat, a symbol of power, and a cultural cleansing since ancient times.

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How Do We Solve America’s Oversupply of Bread? A third of it now goes to waste.

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Los Angeles is Battling the Largest Wildfire in Its History. The photographs are surreal and terrifying.

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How to Fall to Your Death and Live to Tell the Tale. Science now has tips on how you can minimize the damage.

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14 Crazy Facts About Psycho. A behind-the-scenes look at Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 classic.

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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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