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The Legacy of Twilight

Whatever you think of the Twilight series, you have to admit it's done a lot for Forks, Washington. Take a tour of the town and see how it's embraced the role of a vampire hometown.
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What Made the Beatles Great? A combination of talent, ambition, and arrogance.
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Domino masters Milliondollarboy and Hevesh5 spent three months setting up a domino fall like you've never seen. The beauty isn't in the number of dominos, but in the clever Rube Goldberg-type things the dominos do along the way.
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Watch an entire movie in gif form, with ten to select from. Be aware that they will only make sense if you've seen the movie already.
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When the German band Rakede had to cancel concerts due to an equipment snafu, they made a video as a peace offering for disappointed fans. They still didn't have equipment, but they did have a good time.
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The 9 Types Of People Who Show Up At Thanksgiving Dinner. When everyone's invited, you take the guests you get, no matter how odd they are.
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The Touching Legacy of Tamil Nadu Conservationist Mark Davidar. Meet the Dr. Dolittle of the the Sigur Nature Trust in India.
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Two physicists have worked out the optimal way for men to avoid splashback at the urinal. Their research involved making two artificial urethras and lots of camera work.
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The secret world of cargo ships. At any time, there are 20 million huge containers of cargo on their way around the world.

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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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