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YouTube’s Comment Crackdown

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YouTube will soon be rolling out changes to its famously unregulated comments section.

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Liu Bolin, the so-called “Invisible Man,” puts himself into his paintings—literally.

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Woody Allen has never been known for remaining suave under pressure. A supercut of every time the famously awkward actor/director has stammered in a movie takes a full 44 minutes to get through.

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In a battle between tactical genius Ender Wiggin and fearless competitor Katniss Everdeen, who would win?

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The San people of South Africa are the world’s oldest human population, and they’ve agreed to let their community be photographed.

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Which Dylan said it? Welsh poet Dylan Thomas or American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan? It’s surprisingly hard to tell.

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National Novel Writing Month, or “NaNoWriMo” to the initiated, takes place every November and spurs on thousands of aspiring authors, as well as inspiring the more cynical Twitter hashtag: #NaNoWriMoOpeners, which pokes fun at all the amateur writers taking their first forays into prose.

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R.I.P., print editions of The Onion.

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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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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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