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Ranch Dressing by the Keg

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You Can Now Buy Ranch Dressing by the Keg. Or even a ranch dressing fountain for your holiday party.

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Fake Joel Osteen Crashes an Appearance and Schmoozes with Fans. Comedian Michael Klimkowski looks a lot like Osteen, and the crowd bought it hook, line, and sinker.

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How to Make an Amazing 9 Layer Density Tower. Stacking liquids is a sure way to impress your family and friends.

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The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are Back! See the 40 finalists showing nature at its derpiest.

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I Was A Contestant On The Worst Reality Show Ever. Joe Millionaire was a prank show that could never be recreated.

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A Rare Carved Stone That Could Change Art History. The tiny Pylos Combat Agate shows an unusual level of artistic sophistication.

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My Gig Economy Nightmare. There's no safety net when a side hustle is your only income.

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10 Friendly Facts About the Golden Retriever. The sweet dogs that everyone loves.

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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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