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12 Movies That Are Just As Good As The Books They're Based On. So you can honestly enjoy them twice.
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Combine a slip-n-slide, a waterslide, and a ski jump for the best pool party ever. The music makes me want to try this even more.
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Although they had their differences, Thomas Jefferson and the other Founding Fathers were committed to the idea of religious freedom in America. A new book tells how they took Islam into account when they set that principle into the Constitution.
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37 Over-The-Top Evening Gowns From The 2013 Miss World Fashion Show. Every dress shouts "Look at me!"
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10 Bizarre Literary Myths and Conspiracy Theories. Whether mundane or outlandish, we still don't know how true they are.
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Pakistan has a new island rising off its coast after a huge earthquake. It could be the result of a landslide or a mud volcano.
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Ten-year-old Tobias Bass wanted to take his brother, who has cerebral palsy, with him on a 5k race. With the help of local publicity, he received a permanent gift of jogger-pusher so they can keep running together.
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Arizona's Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has a new scheme to save money on jail inmates. In addition to living in tents and wearing pink underwear, they will now be served vegetarian meals.
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Born in the wrong body: The transgender struggle. An overview of the facts and the challenges for those who want to adjust their biology.

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10 Holiday Controversies
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10 Holiday Controversies. What were once personal choices are now public arguments about how it should be done.

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How Zarafa, France’s First Giraffe, Became a Cultural Sensation. Artists across the country wanted to draw or paint her.

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The 6 Big Superhero Movies Of 2017, Ranked From Worst To Best. It's hard to disagree with such a short list, but some fans will.

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When They Tried to Collect on a Nonexistent Debt, This Man Fought Back. Andrew Therrien took the harassment personally, and set out to find out who was behind it.

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Competitive creative dog grooming is an activity that makes dogs into an art medium. The documentary short Well Groomed follows two creative dog groomers through the biggest such contest at Groom Expo.

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Ada Blackjack, the Forgotten Sole Survivor of an Odd Arctic Expedition. She didn't know how to shoot or trap, but she had to make it back to her young son.

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The American Savings Crisis, Explained. Even if we could build savings in this economy, it wouldn't be worth the effort.

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12 Heroic U.S. Military Chaplains. They didn't want to kill, but served by their own sacrifice.

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How Animals are Excavated at the La Brea Tar Pits
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Excavating 101 at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. See how paleontologists get those animals out of the ancient asphalt.

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Solving the Mystery of Lyme Disease. When a shocking number of children in one town developed rheumatoid arthritis, doctors and public health officials teamed up to find its cause.

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Horse Feathers: the Marx Brothers at Their Best. The 1932 film is better than its reputation.

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A Child Interviews Her Cat. Any cat owner can relate to the absolute accuracy of the cat's responses.

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10 Reasons Why We Already Know Rey Is a Skywalker. This speculation is derived from clues in The Force Awakens, and contains no spoilers for The last Jedi.

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The Netflix Movie A Christmas Prince is a Hit for All the Wrong Reasons. It might even be worth borrowing a Netflix password.

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Imagining the Jellyfish Apocalypse. As the ocean's ecosystems collapse, they are poised to take over.

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What Was FDR Doing On the "Date Which Will Live in Infamy"? Read how the president took the news of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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