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What's Happening to Etsy?

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Why Etsy's brave new economy is crumbling. With the influx of factory-made goods, it's starting to look like a flea market.
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Alfred Hitchcock Presents showed how rotten respectable people could be. Ten episodes you might recall illustrate that concept.
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Guessing The Most Replayed Moments From 10 Great TV Shows. They're all fairly recent, as no one did this before YouTube, Tivo, and DVR.
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Isaac Asimov’s 1964 Predictions About 2014 Are Frighteningly Accurate. His forecast for the 2014 World's Fair only missed the part about having a 2014 World's Fair.
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College Football Players Rewarded for Honesty. They were caught on a security camera paying for merchandise after the store was closed.
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Imagine walking down the hall, minding your own business, and suddenly a raptor is chasing you. It happened on a Japanese TV show.
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One Direction Is a Boy Band That Proves You Can Be Both Famous and Unknown. They are worth a billion dollars, but their audience is narrowly targeted.
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Meet the FBI's Hostage Rescue Team. The elite federal police unit has been doing some amazing things this year.

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Where is the Line Between Fandom and Obsession?
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Where is the Line Between Fandom and Obsession? Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur discuss what it takes to be a superfan.

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The Roller Skating Scene from Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times. A lesson in special effects from 1936.

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From Prejudice to Pride. As the indigenous Ainu begin to assert their place among the people of Japan, an archaeological dig reveals more about their past.

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How U.S. Colleges Went from Pitiful to Powerful. The flexibility born of the system's ragged beginnings helped make the American higher education business what it is today.

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A Brief History of the Danse Macabre, from a Paris cemetery to David S. Pumpkins. It's a reminder that no one escapes death.

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Life Along the Russian Border. Border security reflects each nation's history with Russia.

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The Frenetic Enchantment of New York City. French photojournalist Jean-Pierre Laffont captures the city's charm in 50 years of photos.

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Hellish Nell, The Last Person Imprisoned for Witchcraft in Britain. And that was only 73 years ago!

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Charlie Chaplin's Buried Treasure
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How Charlie Chaplin’s Wife Saved His Backyard Fortune. When he was banned from the U.S., a lifetime of Hollywood earnings was at risk.

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The Story of Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein. It was a graveyard smash!

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How the Real Madame Tussaud Built a Business Out of Beheadings. Marie Grosholtz was in the right place at the right time to capitalize on the public's fascination with celebrities.

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24 Events From Stories That Are Completely Different On Film. The source material is often enhanced for more excitement on the screen.

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Exploring Cairo’s Ghost Mansions. The abandoned monuments to colonialism have their own haunting beauty.

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Warming Oceans May Make Nemo Harder to Find. When the sea anemones go, clownfish and other fish species will have no place to nest.

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Eight Places to See Amazing Fall Foliage Outside of New England. Your autumn road trip may be shorter than you think.

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12 Pun Costumes for Halloween. For when you want to spend the holiday explaining yourself and hearing people groan.

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