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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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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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