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The Man Behind Lil Bub

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Meet the big heart behind Lil Bub. Mike Bridavsky is a humble man with limitless love for his tiny cat.
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Semone Adkins and Bubba Hunter, who both have Down syndrome, were elected homecoming queen and king at West Orange High School in Orlando. They were chosen not because the other students felt sorry for them, but because they are friends with everyone.
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A notorious Somali pirate was offered a role in a film about his life. He accepted, went to Belgium, and was promptly arrested.
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Branka Delic of Sydney, Australia, has been a Bon Jovi fan all her life. Jon Bon Jovi just happened to be in Las Vegas on the date of her wedding, so he stepped in to give the bride away.
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The Army’s $5 Billion Universal Camouflage is Already Being Replaced. It never worked well, so why did it take ten years to admit it?
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For its latest Pop Pilgrimage, the A.V. Club travels to filming locations for The Walking Dead. Some places didn't have to be changed at all to resemble a zombie apocalypse. Contains spoilers.
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Brilliant handcrafted miniature sets from popular films. Some are not so much miniature, but somewhat smaller than life-size. May contain spoilers.
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The best scene in Captain Phillips wasn't even in the script. Tom Hanks tells how it came to be. Contains spoilers.
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Six Seriously Spooky Cemetery Stories. The legends contain a little fact and a lot of fear.

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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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