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Why Did the Chicken Cross the Line?

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From Tasty to Tasteless

How did fried chicken become a horrible racial stereotype?

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For the Very Obscene Grammar Nerd

If you are an English language nut that enjoys comedy with really NSFW language, then you’ll like The Lonely Island’s new song about the semicolon.

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You Haven’t Arrived...

Until you’ve been invited to a super secret party inside of a water tower.

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I Bet That Water Tower Party Has A...

Robot bartender.

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Take A Skywalk In These Pantaloons

Win this auction and you can dress yourself in real Jedi garb.

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An All You Can Watch Buffet

Film buffs and people with too much free time take note: MoviePass is the thing for you.

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The Thrill of Victory & the Agony of Defeat

Depending on your opinion of sports, these pics either illustrate why sports are great or why they’re terrible.

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The Story of A Longshot Moneymaker

Poker people will really enjoy this oral history of the 2003 World Series of Poker.

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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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