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50 Years of Nicolas Cage

50 Nicolas Cage Facts for the 50th Birthday of This National Treasure. I had forgotten he used to be Elvis Presley's son-in-law.
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Fail Fast, Fail Often: How Losing Can Help You Win. The secret is learning from your failures, which you can't do if you never fail.
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The ad Proctor & Gamble produced for the Sochi Olympics illustrates exactly the point above. Get a hankie, since it may make you go all verklempt inside.
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69 of the A.V. Club's most anticipated pop culture of 2014. Movies, TV shows, albums, and video games we can all look forward to.
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Nyan Cat stars in a music video for Alvin Risk's "Zoom!" Chris Torres spent months illustrating gifs for the 3.5 minute work.
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Séan Garnier shows off his street football skills. This is a new definition of fancy footwork!
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Here's how we'll one day live in space. We'll turn other planets into something more like Earth.
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If you're suffering through a deep-freeze in your area, it might help to know others deal with this sort of thing all the time. Read about The Coldest Places on Earth.

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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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