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The Other King Georges

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The newborn future King of England is named George. He joins a list of six previous King Georges, each one quite colorful in his own way.
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And now a quick comparison of Star Wars and Game of Thrones. Contains spoilers, which you should already know about Star Wars, at least.
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Whatever happened to Monica Lewinsky? Now 40 years old, she's realized the value of privacy.
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True Facts About The Owl. Ze Frank shows us the cute and the terrifying side of these familiar birds.
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What it's like to do voiceovers for porn. Someone's gotta do it, as described in a SFW video.
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10 Well-Known Television Actors Who Have Directed Lousy, Forgettable Feature Films. The Peter Principle at work, although most learned their lesson and went back to acting.
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The real story behind The Conjuring and four other horror movies 'based on a true story.' You don't have to believe them, all that matters is whether you buy a ticket.
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Wearing Light. New hi-tech fashions scream, "Look at me!"

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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