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10 Beauty And Body Care Products That Have Been Around Forever. When you have a formula people like, the only thing that changes is the packaging.
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Intern Magazine Sparks Debate About Intern Culture. At least the interns who write for the magazine will be paid.
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Ruby's 6th birthday was celebrated with a Star Wars party. See the pun-tastic foods and activities in case you might want to try them out yourself.
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A new company is putting ads on toilet paper for public restrooms -including QR codes, because they know you take your smart phone with you. Giving a captive audience something to do is pure genius.
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Mick the Boston Terrier was born with "Swimmer Puppy Syndrome," meaning he was unable to walk, stand, or sit. But with proper therapy, the puppy has learned how to walk on his own.
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A South African citizen is facing deportation from New Zealand because he's fat. Authorities say his weight may put an extra burden on the country's health care system.
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A tampon delivery company released an ad aimed at 12-year-old girls. It's funny, effective, and contains real-life girl talk.
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There once was a show-business fad of exhibiting pigs who could read and do math. The rubes who believed it were entertainment for those who didn't.
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The new trailer for Breaking Bad gives us no clue about what will happen. However, it poetically sets the tone for the TV show's final season.
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8 revelations from inside the Breaking Bad writers' room. Nothing about the new season, but the show's past is just as fascinating.

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Game of Thrones Has Changed the Real World
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6 Ways Game of Thrones has Changed the Real World. Even those who don't watch it know the characters as cultural metaphors.

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The Only Thing Worse than Watching an Offensively Bad Comedy is Watching One You Supposedly Wrote. A.J. Via got a movie deal and lost all control of the finished product.

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To Fight Smallpox in the Spanish Colonies, King Charles IV Sent a Ship on a Vaccination Mission in 1803. The expedition included 22 orphans carrying the fresh vaccine in their bodies to keep it safe enough to last the voyage around the world.

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For Centuries, People Celebrated a Little Boy’s First Pair of Trousers. Once he was toilet-trained and could dress himself, he could become a real boy.

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What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It. A familiar terms carries a lot of baggage, while a new term will encourage patients to just follow doctor's orders.

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Ben Stiller's Never-Ending Midlife Crisis. His new movie Brad's Status is the fourth that explores that theme.

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Sir Arthur and the Fairies. After a thorough but flawed investigation, the Sherlock Holmes author believed the Cottingley Fairies were real.

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Great Stephen King Stories
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16 Great Stephen King Stories to Read This Fall. In case you want to scare yourself silly alone in the dark.

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Cowabunga! Strange Cow Stories. Bossy has gotten herself into some weird places.

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How Two Lesbians Fought the Nazis With a Typewriter. Lucy Schwob and Suzanne Malherbe kept up a propaganda war from their home in the Channel Islands.

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Can You Survive on Potatoes Alone? Maybe, but there are drawbacks to potatoes as a life-sustaining food.

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Why Back-to-School Season Feels Like the New Year—Even for Adults. The majority of people spend more than half their lives tied to the school calendar.

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A Visual History of Lunchboxes. Come for the nostalgia, stay for the trivia.

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An Austrian Ossuary Holds Hundreds of Elaborately Hand-Painted Skulls. The custom is a combination of memento mori and identification.

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A Brief History of United States Currency. Until the Civil War, money was printed privately by banks.

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