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The Most Influential Animals

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The 15 Most Influential Animals That Ever Lived. These set the standard to which Grumpy Cat and Boo can aspire.
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31 Things No One Tells You About Becoming A Parent. That extra 15 pounds is from leftovers, not ice cream.
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A review of Frozen calls it "the Best Disney Film Since The Lion King." That's a pretty big statement to live up to.
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Ward Miles was born 14 weeks premature, at only a pound and a half. His fight for life was captured in a heartwarming video about his first year.
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10 Fascinating, Unbelievable Facts About Infomercials That You Probably Didn’t Know. Well, some you may already know, like the products are overpriced, cheap crap.
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The Ohio State University Marching Band paid tribute to the Gettysburg Address in their last show of the season. Watch impossible formations and field animations, plus the glee club and fireworks.
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They said it wouldn't last, but John and Ann Betar have been married for 81 years, the longest of any American couple. John says, "The key is to always agree with your wife."
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A fake comedy uses the trope of having to be in two places at once during Hanukkah and Thanksgiving. The Crazy Man makes the most out of a conflict that isn't even a conflict.
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Five Other Thanksgiving Holidays. Our turkey feast this week is a particularly American event, but many countries set aside a day to be thankful in one way or another.

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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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