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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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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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