The Great Dictator Was a Politically-Charged Masterpiece

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Warner Home Video

Charlie Chaplin's The Great Dictator. The politically-charged 1940 film was a masterpiece.

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A Review of the New Miniseries Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders. If you're a Law & Order fan, it won't matter that you know how it ends.

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How Kanazawa Gold Leaf is Made. It's carefully hammered out by hand to a thickness of 1/10,000th of a millimeter.

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Work and the Loneliness Epidemic. The lack of social connections is doing us more harm than we realize.

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The winners of Scuba Diving Magazine's Annual Underwater Photography Competition are Breathtaking. They will inspire you to at least consider investing in some scuba gear.

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Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire. Take a tour of the wonders unearthed at a Mexican archaeological dig.

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Meet the Voice Actors Behind the Peanuts Kids. Each of them shares memories of the job.

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10 Things We No Longer See at Airports. The good old days of flying had some things we miss, and others we don't miss at all.

Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks

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Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks. Imagine Glacier National Park without a glacier.

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The Chimp Who Believed She Was Human. After being raised in a human home, it took years for Lucy to learn to be an ape again.

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The Mathematical Madness of Möbius Strips and Other One-Sided Objects. A look at the history of the mind-bending field of topology

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These 1930s Housewives Were the Godmothers of Radical Consumer Activism. They protested rising food prices with the Hamtramck Meat Strike.

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Disneyland’s Fantasyland Recreated in Incredible Detail in a Basement. A railroad engineer hand-crafted his own theme park over ten years.

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The Princess Who Worked at Macy’s. The Queen of Romania also built furniture, raised poultry, and enjoyed off-roading.

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America is on the Verge of a Nursing Crisis. Our nursing schools don't have the capacity to supply our current needs, much less our future needs.

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15 Amazing Animal Reunions. It's good to know that pets lost for years might find their way home.

Why Can We Hear Others' Footsteps, But Not Our Own?

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Why Can We Hear Others' Footsteps, But Not Our Own? Brain experiments shed light on our personal filters.

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Stilt Fishing in Sri Lanka. Homemade stilts driven into the sand make for a grueling yet productive haul.

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11 Horror Movies it's Safe to Watch With Your Kids. They don't cross the line from scary to traumatizing, but you'll still want to check the details.

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Tracing the Mysterious “Turks” of South Carolina Back to the Revolutionary War. Hundreds of descendants of Joseph Benenhaley still live in Sumter County.

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The Dad-Joke Doctrine. Clean and simple jokes are embarrassing, comforting, and they bond generations together.

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A Dog With Cancer Got a New, 3D-Printed Titanium Skull. Patches is a pioneer for what might some day be available for human patients.

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The Wardrobe Team at Saturday Night Live Works With No Margin for Error. Costume changes have been done in as little as 10 seconds.

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The 19th Century Manual That Claimed the Color Blue Could Cure All Ills. Augustus J. Pleasanton was responsible for the "blue glass craze."

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