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Entertaining Plane Safety

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You Can’t Spell "Airline Passenger Safety Rules and Regulations" Without FUN

Not all airline safety videos are slow and boring. Some of them have song and dance numbers.

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Well That Didn’t Work Out

These gym fails will make you happy you haven’t been going.

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The Great Debate: One Strap or Two?

What’s the correct way to wear a backpack? Choose a side.

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They Came In Like A Cannonball

A team of drivers just set a new Cannonball speed record by driving from one coast to the other in under 29 hours. Check out the story, and all of the tricks they used to avoid the police.

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Why We’re Good or Bad

Famed psychologist Philip Zimbardo explores what makes a person become heroic or heinous.

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Now That’s A Scary Thought

The only thing more embarrassing than an adult being terrified in a Halloween haunted house is having that haunted house take your picture and then post it online.

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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish
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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

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10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

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An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are practically everyday events, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history.

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Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

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The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

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Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama.

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The Origin Story of the Peace Sign. It was a call for nuclear disarmament almost 60 years ago.

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10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind. If only we could get our jeans and socks to last so long.

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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