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Surprising Oscar Winners

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12 Movies You Won’t Believe Are Oscar Winners. Considering the Academy's reluctance to give an Oscar to a comedy, that is.
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9 Horrifying Creatures That Are Real Life Vampires. From fish to birds to insects, they're all out for blood.
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Meet BG: The Johannesburg Zoo’s Tweeting Honey Badger. The zoo rigged the badger's cage with automatic cameras for a non-stop stream of image Tweets.
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Why aren't there more solar plants in the desert? What seems like a winning idea isn't as easy as it sounds.
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Just when you thought SyFy movies couldn't get any more ridiculous, they combine a natural disaster with a predator. Behold, the trailer for Sharknado!
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Ten Sleepy Animals. They don't do anything but look adorable, but isn't that all you really want?
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Nine life lessons you can learn from Hamlet. The title character overthinks everything, so that you don't have to.
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11 movies in which Washington, D.C. get destroyed. What has Hollywood got against the capital these days?
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5 shocking facts about the painkiller epidemic among women. Five times as many women die from painkillers now as in 1999.
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7 July 4th Traditions from Around the Nation. Do you have any others to add?

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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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