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Slavery at George Washington’s Mount Vernon

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Lives Bound Together: Slavery at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. The stories of the people enslaved by the father of our country is told in a new exhibition at Washington's home.

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Watch the First Trailer for RBG, the Documentary on Ruth Bader Ginsberg. It's a superhero movie starring an 84-year-old lawyer.

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This Is Where Your Childhood Memories Went. Neuroscience is beginning to trace the causes of childhood amnesia.

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No, Getting a Hole Drilled in Your Head Was Never a Migraine Cure. There were plenty of other reasons for trepanation.

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Tales From A Hollywood Child Wrangler. Child actors are a different breed, but the kids are doing their best.

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Here’s What It’s Like To Be the Face of a National Movement When You’re a Senior in High School. Emma González is afraid she doesn't deserve to go to college.

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Why Driverless Cars Are So Overhyped. The driver is not the biggest traffic problem that needs to be solved.

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11 Little-Known Words for Specific Family Members. You can teach them to your niblings.

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How Jupiter May Have Gifted Early Earth With Water
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How Jupiter May Have Gifted Early Earth With Water. Young gas giants throw debris toward inward planets, including hydrogen-rich materials.

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Brazil's Geography Problem. It's a big country with lots of people, so why isn't it a world power?

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The Science of Hearing. Our ability to detect and interpret sounds is due to an amazing and complicated biological system.

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Lucasfilm Might be Putting Future Star Wars Spinoffs on Hold. Solo's disappointing box office was a surprise glitch in the moneymaking machine.

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Why Women Say Nothing Is Wrong When Something Is Clearly Wrong. She has plenty of reasons not to share it with you right now.

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How to Decorate Like a Viking. Archaeologists have built a palette of the paint colors used on Viking homes and buildings.

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The Breastfeeding Zealots of the Neonatal Ward. Maternal lactation is pushed to the point of shaming mothers with hungry babies.

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9 Amazing Tiki Bars. A visit will cool you off even on the hottest day.

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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain
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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain. Check out 25 subtle tricks that make you spend more.

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Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border. A list of resources and organizations that need your skills, time, or money.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice. While the days will only get shorter from here, temperatures will still go up.

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The Forgotten Chefs Who Made Chili Con Carne a Tex-Mex Standard. Women running their own businesses gave us an entirely new cuisine.

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You Would Never Expect Killer Whales to Appear Here. Arctic Ocean prey that once fed polar bears is fair game for orcas.

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Brooklyn's Defunct Domino Sugar Plant Opens as Domino Park. Pictures show how an old factory can become a community park and still retain its history.

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First Impressions. Tom Comitta took the first sentence from 268 New Yorker short stories, sorted them, and combined them into one surprisingly cohesive tale.

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The Original Locations of 15 Famous Chain Stores. There might be one near you!

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