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A Brief History of Trolls

Jason Reed
Jason Reed

A brief history of trolls. Troublemaking on the internet comes in many bitter flavors, and changes over time.
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R&B singer Miguel performed at the Billboard Music Awards and landed a difficult dance move. Landed on two women, that is, just like a professional wrestler.
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Crowdfunding, or getting your fans to finance your next project, raises some ethical questions. Where do you draw the line between investment and exploitation?  
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Everything Non-Europeans Need To Know About Eurovision. But you don't have to understand it to enjoy the absurdity of it all.
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Jen had part of her pelvis removed as treatment for cancer. The surgery left her with the strange ability to twist her leg completely around and freak people out
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Despite wider acceptance of gay people among the general public, hate crimes are surging in New York. Progress on one side leads to marginalization on the other side, which sometimes erupts in violence.
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See what happens when a drop of snake venom is added to a cup of blood. Watch at your own risk; it might come back to you in your dreams.  
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10 Incredible Cryptids that Attack from the Air. Only slightly less terrifying than snake venom, at least these are legendary instead of real.
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Why poverty is growing faster in the suburbs than in the city. Whatever the reason, the suburbs are not built to handle it.

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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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