10 Red Flags for Used Car Buyers

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10 Red Flags for Used Car Buyers. Know what to avoid before you seal the deal.

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Your Next Serving of Truffles Should Be From Oregon. Try these recipes with one of four varieties of Oregon truffles.

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Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times. The story of the final, and groundbreaking, silent film.

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The Hidden History of Anna Murray Douglass. Her loyalty and support enabled her husband to become Frederick Douglass.

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Your Day Can Always Be Improved With Dancing Porgs. Consider it a 20-second inoculation against grumpiness.

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Al Pacino Talks About His Legendary Roles. The 77-year-old actor is psyched for a 31-film New York retrospective of his career.

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The Story of the Internet, as Told by Know Your Meme. The database has tracked and archived online culture for 10 years.

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11 Incredible Acts of Courage. Some had no choice, while others took a risky step into heroism.

The Early History of the Batman TV Series

The Early History of the Batman TV Series. As cheesy as it seems now, it was a vast improvement over previous on-screen depictions of comic book heroes.

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How Asia Got Crazy Rich. A historical background for the Singaporean wealth of Crazy Rich Asians.

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Your Earliest Childhood Memory is Probably Fake. A surprising number of people report memories from infancy.

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The Art of Star Wars: The Force Behind the Most Iconic Image in the Cinematic Universe. Greg Hildebrandt tells how he and his brother Tim produced the Star Wars Style B poster.

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How Will Police Solve Murders on Mars? Various experts explain how Martian forensics will be different from what we know on Earth.

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23 People Who Were Born To Do Their Jobs. All are prime examples of nominative determinism.

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6 Delicious, Nutritious Vegan Pantry Essentials. Even if you're not vegan, stock these and you'll always have something to eat.

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4 Unofficial Rules Native English Speakers Don't Realize They Know. We follow them unconsciously after hearing words used that way for so long.

The Senator Who Stood Up to Joseph McCarthy When No One Else Would

The Senator Who Stood Up to Joseph McCarthy When No One Else Would. Margaret Chase Smith defended civil liberties even when it meant crossing party lines.

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The 10 Worst Hurricanes of All Time. Present company excepted.

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What Happens When a 17-Year-Old Pilot Loses Her Landing Gear on a Solo Flight? Maggie Taraska kept her cool, followed directions, and landed the plane.

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Revisiting the First 10 Seasons of Murphy Brown. A refresher course before the series is resurrected later this month.

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Star Wars’s Biggest Blunder Isn’t What You Think. Fans who disliked The Last Jedi are operating with nostalgia glasses.

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A Plan to Build a Genetic Noah’s Ark Includes a Staggering 66,000 Species. The Vertebrate Genomes Project (VGP) aims to save the DNA even if we can't save the species.

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The Real Reason Apple is Now Selling 7 Different iPhones at Once. The answer lies overseas.

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When McDonald’s Invented Bubble Gum-Flavored Broccoli. It went over as well as you would imagine.

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