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Winning a lifetime supply of Hershey’s chocolate sounds like it was probably amazing; Kellogg’s Corn Flakes, maybe less so.

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An Australian restaurant owner who thinks the word “the” contains too many letters is campaigning to introduce a symbol to replace the most-used word in the English language, for efficiency’s sake. He probably won’t get very far with it.

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55 people in a donut shop drive-through line bought the next car’s order in a heartwarming demonstration of strangers bringing a little joy to each other’s days.

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Washing your hair is another basic task rendered extremely difficult by zero gravity in outer space.

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Apparently, there are only two escalators in the entire state of Wyoming.

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The trailer for upcoming film The Fifth Estate features BBC’s Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch with bleached-blond locks as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is reportedly unhappy with the movie.

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These famous early risers didn't manage to become successful by hitting the snooze button, which is dispiriting news for the late-sleeping night owls among us.

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A Chinese man stole over 800 books’ worth of “highbrow reading material” in less than half a year. When questioned by the police, the suspect said he was hoping to "comprehend the meaning of life." He was arrested and is presumably still questioning.

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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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