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Really Odd and Expensive Art

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This Is Art?

Well, I guess these things are, since they sold for huge amounts of money. But these are really stretching the limits of the definition. A few of them are slightly NSFW.

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Reinventing Girls' Toys

GoldieBlox is a toy company devoted to girls' toys that go beyond the typical pink and purple princess dolls. For this video they built a really cool setup to turn a home into a “massive, magical contraption”.

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Is This the Future?

Take a look at the Pentagon’s new 6’2” 330-pound robot. I need to get one of these. In fact, since these were paid for with tax money, I think everyone should get a turn to take one home for a weekend.

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You’re Never Too Old to Be A Swinger

And I mean that in a totally wholesome way. If you haven’t been on one lately, it’s time you relive the joy of swings.

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The Afterlife of A Streaker

So, you’ve made the terrible decision to illegally run across the field/court/diamond at a sporting event. Then what?

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I Really Hate Snow…

But when it does arrive I will be out there trying to top these 15 awesome snowmen.

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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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