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The Giant Frog Farm Craze

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The Giant Frog Farms of the 1930s Were a Giant Failure. The demand was real, but producing the supply was harder than it looked.

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10 Real Animals That Seem Make-Believe. Mother Nature has given us some odd mashup versions of more familiar creatures.

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Unconventional Domino Tricks by Hevesh5 and Kaplamino. Keep your cursor on the pause button, because you'll want to see what just happened again.

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How Carnival Games Scam You, According To Science. Former NASA engineer Mark Rober selects the ones you might have a chance to beat.

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You Should Thank Maurice Hilleman for Helping You Live Past the Age of 10. He developed more than 40 vaccines for childhood illnesses.

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Tokyo grew fast in the 1960s, and personal space was at a premium. Architect Kisho Kurokawa designed a unique building as a vision of Tokyo's future: Nakagin Capsule Tower.

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The Mystery of Kathryn Scharn. Her murder case had too many suspects and not enough unbiased investigation.

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The Era of the Body Snatchers. When medical education butted up against the concept of eternal rest.

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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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