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Our Favorite Pop Culture Librarians. You honestly can't beat Conan the Librarian.
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Meet Rupee, The First Dog To Ever Climb Mount Everest. He'd never even seen snow before he accompanied Joanne Lefson to the world's highest summit.
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The Best Places in the World to See Exotic Animals. And maybe even play with them.
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Horrible dating advice from 19th century novels. Books present the world you want to be in, not the world you really live in.
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A Good Time Was Had By No One When Grumpy Cat Hung Out With Oscar The Grouch. Who wins the battle to be the more miserable of the two?
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From flagpole sitters to hippies, here are 68 captivating retro photographs of New York City.
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Finally You Can Sleep And Shower At The Same Time. Better to stay awake and enjoy every minute of lying under a horizontal shower.
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How One Therapy Dog Touched A Whole Lot Of Lives. Three-legged Kayla has enough patience for the entire nursing home.
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Lorde recorded a cover of "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" for the soundtrack to The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. It doesn't sound like Tears for Fears; in fact it's downright scary.

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5 Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors
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Five Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors. Our genes are largely the result of travel and intermingling.

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The Top 10 National Parks You've Probably Never Heard Of. One of them may be closer to you than you thought.

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The Well-Dressed Suffragist. If you're going to protest, you'll need to buy a charming new hat.

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The Presidential Portrait That Was the “Ugliest Thing” LBJ Ever Saw. (The artist did not take that comment kindly.)

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In the game Robot Mind Meld, the object is to come up with the same word as a robot in as few steps as possible. Keep in mind that the robot is not as intuitive as you are.

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The Father Of Artistic Figure Skating. It was all about making a perfect figure 8 on the ice until Jackson Haines came along.

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Amazon's Big Gamble on Grocery Delivery. What impact could a giant competitor have on existing businesses?

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President John Tyler's Grandsons Are Still Alive. Tyler took office in 1841, and eventually had 15 children.

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Welcome to the Year of the Dog
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Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Dog.

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The Evolution of Marvel’s Black Panther. Introduced in 1966, the character hits the big screen this weekend.

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The Very Real History of Death Stars. Germany, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. have all drawn up plans for weaponized satellites.

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The Karate Kid gets a modern makeover with Cobra Kai. Daniel and Johnny will revive their unresolved conflicts as older adults in the YouTube Red series.

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How the “Heart Balm Racket” Convinced America That Women Were Up to No Good. Sensational cases of gold diggers meant the end of breach of promise lawsuits.

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What Europe's Oldest Wine Tells Us About Ancient Sicilians. Samples hidden in a cave thousands of years ago hold clues to their everyday lives.

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15 of the World's Most Stunning Winter Destinations. You still have time to book a trip before the tourist season starts.

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