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Upsetting Vintage Recipes

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21 Truly Upsetting Vintage Recipes. These only existed so that you'd be grateful your mom didn't go to the trouble of trying them.
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Watch a salsa-dancing tarantula shake its butt and keep a steady beat. Relax, it's a Robugtix 3D-printed robot spider.
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The first Thug Notes of 2014 examines Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The conclusion is the same as always: hormonal teenagers are crazy. NSFW language.
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What Happens When There Are Two Cats And One Heating Pad. There is no altruism among house cats.
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Hell Actually Froze Over This Week. The western Michigan town enjoys the attention it gets from its unusual name when the temperatures drop.
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Hollywood Declares 2014 the Year of the Bible. At least five Biblical movies are scheduled for release this year, with more following.
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13 Famous Authors’ Mugshots. One more life experience that later enriched their writings.
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Based on a true story? Fact-checking 5 Oscar contenders. You're okay as long as you don't rely on Hollywood to teach you history.
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10 Gorilla Guys. The main requirement for making a living by wearing a gorilla suit is that you own a gorilla suit.

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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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