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The Search for Madame Liu-Tsong. Anna May Wong's groundbreaking TV series The Gallery of Madame Liu-Tsong disappeared from the face of the earth.

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Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream Is From the Bronx. The name of the ice cream is a twisted linguistic puzzle.

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Megafloods of the Ice Age. This is why the Pacific Northwest looks like it does.

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10 Foodborne Illnesses That Will Make You Wish You Were Dead. Just reading about them will cause nausea.

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Who Caused the SL-1 Nuclear Meltdown that Killed Three Men in 1961? Was it sabotage, suicide, or carelessness caused by anger?

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The Horse-Riding Librarians of the Great Depression. They were Bookmobiles for places that had no roads.

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Is There a Clown in this Sewer? Police in Pennsylvania are looking for pranksters, or possibly viral marketing pros, who left red balloons tied to city storm drain grates.

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The Scandalous History of Sex-Ed Movies. There was a need, but prudishness made the early attempts altogether cringe-worthy.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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Game of Thrones Has Changed the Real World
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6 Ways Game of Thrones has Changed the Real World. Even those who don't watch it know the characters as cultural metaphors.

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The Only Thing Worse than Watching an Offensively Bad Comedy is Watching One You Supposedly Wrote. A.J. Via got a movie deal and lost all control of the finished product.

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To Fight Smallpox in the Spanish Colonies, King Charles IV Sent a Ship on a Vaccination Mission in 1803. The expedition included 22 orphans carrying the fresh vaccine in their bodies to keep it safe enough to last the voyage around the world.

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For Centuries, People Celebrated a Little Boy’s First Pair of Trousers. Once he was toilet-trained and could dress himself, he could become a real boy.

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What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It. A familiar term carries a lot of baggage, while a new term will encourage patients to just follow doctor's orders.

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Ben Stiller's Never-Ending Midlife Crisis. His new movie Brad's Status is the fourth that explores that theme.

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Sir Arthur and the Fairies. After a thorough but flawed investigation, the Sherlock Holmes author believed the Cottingley Fairies were real.

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