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26 Comic-Con Cosplayers Who Went The Extra Mile. And this was only day one of the convention!
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And the Emmy nominees are…  Once again, I've seen maybe one out of ten of these shows.
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Joyce Carol Oates posted ten writing tips on Twitter.
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17 Amazing Stories of Lost and Found Films. Now that they've been found, they are available in digital form so they may survive well into the future.
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Captain Bronson found a totally unique way to surprise his wife and children when he came home from Afghanistan. He popped up in the very last place they would have expected, but the camera saw him first.  
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Now here's how a tale told by Tweets can be compelling. Erin Faulk related a story about the time she looked for Matt Damon in Morocco.  
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After Hurricane Sandy killed many trapped laboratory animals, the USDA now requires professionals to write up a clear plan to evacuate critters in all types of emergencies. A magician with a rabbit is working on his, and so far, it's 28 pages long.
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When you get a bumblebee to stand still for a video, what do you do with him? Give him a high-five -and he'll give you one back!
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Meet the world's largest virus. It's 1000 times bigger than the flu virus, and may have to be classified as something completely new.  

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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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