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Halloween in the City of Bones

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Halloween in the City of Bones. Derry, Northern Ireland, takes the ancient Gaelic Samhain festival to a new level.

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Epic Ink: How Japanese Warrior Prints Popularized the Full-Body Tattoo. Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi started it all in the 1820s.

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Stable Rent: Owning a Horse in New York City. It can be done, but it will cost you dearly.

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Raëlism has a Strange History, and an Even Stranger Leader. Claude Vorilhon was abducted by aliens, and then became a prophet for a new cult.

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Cosplayer Alyson Tabbitha Can Transform Herself Into Anyone. Her costumes are impressive, but the real secret is the makeup.

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The Most Mind-Boggling "Sexy Costumes" of Halloween 2017. It doesn't have to make sense to sell.

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Dargavs Village: City of the Dead. Nearly 100 stone crypts were built to resemble houses 400 years ago at this Russian site.

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8 Historic Accounts of Werewolves. Wolves and people who acted like wolves were so dangerous that they spawned a legend.

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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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The Man Who Made John Gotti the Most Powerful Mobster in New York
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The German Who Made John Gotti the Most Powerful Mobster in New York. Hitman Joe Watts parlayed his insider knowledge into both money and respect.

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Why Boaty McBoatface is the Meme that Just Won’t Die. The good news is that it may mean the end of naming polls.

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The False Cheer of Office Parties Can’t Cure the Loneliness Epidemic. In other words, don't rely on your workplace for long-lasting friendships.

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Inside Connecticut’s Secret Museum of Retro-Future Oddities. The Space Age Museum has aliens, robots, rockets, and spaceships that you'll only see online, as the museum is not open to the public.

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What To Do If Your Parachute Fails. Told in a hurry because you Googled this when it happened to you.

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American Employers' Mindless Obsession with College Degrees. Requiring one is a shortcut for eliminating job candidates more than a necessary career qualification.

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11 Beloved Movies That Were Box Office Flops. Many of them were way ahead of their time.

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