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Women in the Marines

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The first three women ever have graduated from Marine Corps infantry training. But they still have to wait two years to be assigned to a combat unit.
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Despite having died in 1997, Chris Farley is the number one choice to portray Toronto mayor Rob Ford in the inevitable movie. And that movie has already been made.
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10 Legendary Celebrity Parties. Magic happens at the intersection of celebration and public relations.
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Watch these guys show off amazing beer pong trick shots. That's what you go to college for, after all.
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How To Win Every Thanksgiving Argument. The downside is that you might not be invited back next year.
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The 35 Most Touching Photos on the Internet. You'll smile one moment, and then cry in the next.
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A seven-second video clip of a horse running on a treadmill is pretty strange. What's even stranger is that the mare has become famous for it.
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SNL traveled back to the 1980s for a skit based on a one-hit wonder. For fans of The Outfield, it was catnip and giggles.
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Rube Goldberg’s Nutty Inventions Neatly Skewered Our Technocratic World. His illustrations of the least efficient way to do anything have been making us laugh for 100 years.
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10 Things That Have Deflated the Macy's Parade. A production that big cannot be perfect every year.

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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe
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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe. Encountering something that overwhelms your previous experience can be terrifying or enlightening.

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Dominoes and Fire. See a chain reaction of dominoes—powered by candles, hot air, and burning sparklers.

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Alan Hale Jr. "The Skipper." Meet the man behind the Gilligan's Island character.

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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks. None of them are as scary as growing up during the Cold War arms race.

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5 Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. The secret is preparing ahead of time.

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The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne. One of the possible origin stories goes back as far as an uprising in 1813.

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The United States of Movies. The most iconic film set in each state, plotted on a colorful map.

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7 Spacecraft NASA Has Landed on Mars. Some future civilization may discover it and call it a robot planet.

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Where Did That Tuna Come From?
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Why You Should Care About Where Your Tuna Comes From. Pollutants are not the same across the globe.

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A Demonstration of How Water Acts in Space. Watch an astronaut blow fruit punch like bubble gum.

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I Wore A Mars Space Suit And It Was Exhausting. Living in an inhospitable atmosphere will be no walk in the park.

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John Ballou Newbrough's Orphan Utopia. His new Faithist religion was dictated by angels in the 1880s.

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How to Spot a Fake Viral Video. Begin with the idea that not every recording is true to life.

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The Bloody, Exhilarating Bonnie and Clyde Broke Taboos When it Hit Screens 50 Years Ago. It was historical fiction, yet resonated with the counterculture.

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The Game of Thrones Characters Need to Hang Out More. Battles and special effects are nice, but dialogue is where the show really shines.

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How WWII Saved The Great Gatsby From Obscurity. It took almost 20 years for the book to become a hit.

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