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Chester County SPCA

A Dog's Seeing-eye Dog

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Chester County SPCA

Jeffrey and Jermaine are brother dogs who spend every minute together. That's because Jeffrey is blind and his littermate is his seeing-eye dog.
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The internet is changing the way we use language. We just thought it was online slang, but "because" is now considered a preposition.
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The Fathomless Mysteries of the Deepest Lake on Earth. Russia's Lake Baikal has 20% of the world's fresh water and plenty of myths and legends.
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Only 14 people in the world are the sole survivors of commercial airline crashes. A new documentary tells the stories of four people who live with the gratitude and guilt that comes with a miracle.
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Here’s What World-Changing Historic Moments Would Have Looked Like On Instagram. Overfiltered, of course, with poorly-spelled comments.
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The Verrückt Meg-A-Blaster will be the world's tallest waterslide when it opens in Kansas City next year. One look at it and I'm all NOPE NOPE NOPE NO WAY.
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Jack Vale convinces strangers he's either a psychic or a stalker in a social media experiment. The truth is, they gave all that personal information away to the public without reservation.
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Haunting Civil War portraits. For many, it was the only photo they ever sat for, taken in case they never came home.
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Why do the Lions & Cowboys always play on Thanksgiving? You must forgive me for never noticing that they do.

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Game of Thrones Has Changed the Real World
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HBO

6 Ways Game of Thrones has Changed the Real World. Even those who don't watch it know the characters as cultural metaphors.

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The Only Thing Worse than Watching an Offensively Bad Comedy is Watching One You Supposedly Wrote. A.J. Via got a movie deal and lost all control of the finished product.

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To Fight Smallpox in the Spanish Colonies, King Charles IV Sent a Ship on a Vaccination Mission in 1803. The expedition included 22 orphans carrying the fresh vaccine in their bodies to keep it safe enough to last the voyage around the world.

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For Centuries, People Celebrated a Little Boy’s First Pair of Trousers. Once he was toilet-trained and could dress himself, he could become a real boy.

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What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It. A familiar terms carries a lot of baggage, while a new term will encourage patients to just follow doctor's orders.

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Ben Stiller's Never-Ending Midlife Crisis. His new movie Brad's Status is the fourth that explores that theme.

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Sir Arthur and the Fairies. After a thorough but flawed investigation, the Sherlock Holmes author believed the Cottingley Fairies were real.

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Great Stephen King Stories
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16 Great Stephen King Stories to Read This Fall. In case you want to scare yourself silly alone in the dark.

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Cowabunga! Strange Cow Stories. Bossy has gotten herself into some weird places.

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How Two Lesbians Fought the Nazis With a Typewriter. Lucy Schwob and Suzanne Malherbe kept up a propaganda war from their home in the Channel Islands.

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Can You Survive on Potatoes Alone? Maybe, but there are drawbacks to potatoes as a life-sustaining food.

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Why Back-to-School Season Feels Like the New Year—Even for Adults. The majority of people spend more than half their lives tied to the school calendar.

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A Visual History of Lunchboxes. Come for the nostalgia, stay for the trivia.

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An Austrian Ossuary Holds Hundreds of Elaborately Hand-Painted Skulls. The custom is a combination of memento mori and identification.

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A Brief History of United States Currency. Until the Civil War, money was printed privately by banks.

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