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The Best Snow Fort Ever

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7 Tips for Building the Best Snow Fort Ever. Build it right, and it may last until April.
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Following George Takei around the Sundance Film Festival is exhausting, even just reading about it. But going all day is what you do when you have a film to promote -even at age 77.
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8 Ways To Get A Fictional High. Literature addresses drug addiction by making up drugs that act any way an author wants them to.
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10 Fantastic Feline-Friendly Interior Designs. For the cat who has everything!
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Moms on Facebook can be hilarious, whether they are clueless or devastatingly clever. And this is why teenagers are leaving. NSFW text.
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The Arctic Ocean was once covered with ice and mostly ignored. Now that it's navigable water more of the year, international shipping rules must be hammered out.
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20 Essential Steps To Mastering The Zen-Like Lifestyle Of Bill Murray. Not that you could ever pull it off as well as he does -but it may be worth a try.
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What Happens to the Death Penalty When Lethal Injection Isn’t Quick and Painless? It starts to look like cruel and unusual punishment.
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Great white sharks live much, much longer than we thought. We just had to find the proper way to ask them their age.

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How Will Martian Laws Differ From Earth's Laws?
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How Will Martian Laws Differ From Earth's Laws? Enforcement of existing laws from Earth will be impossible for a small population millions of miles away.

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The Creepy Cabinet That Inspired Jekyll and Hyde. Robert Louis Stevenson's childhood bedroom had a cabinet made by a carpenter who led a double life.

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14 Unmade Hammer Horror Films. Some ideas were too bizarre even for the erstwhile British gothic film studio.

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A Brief History of Bat-Marriage. Batman has been spotted carrying Kathy Kane, Vicki Vale, Julie Madison, Selina Kyle, Lois Lane, and Wonder Woman across the threshold—most of them twice.

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John Banvard is the most successful American artist you've never heard of. His chosen medium was an obscure 19th-century show business gimmick, and he managed to completely squander his fortune.

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Why Everyone Knows the Same Scary Slumber-Party Stories. People who know them don't recall where they first heard them.

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9 Naked Cakes for When You Don't Feel Like Frosting. You'll feel good about avoiding too much sugar, too.

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8 Antique Maps That Were the First of Their Kind. Each one gave us a new way to look at our world.

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Where is the Line Between Fandom and Obsession?
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Where is the Line Between Fandom and Obsession? Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur discuss what it takes to be a superfan.

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The Roller Skating Scene from Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times. A lesson in special effects from 1936.

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From Prejudice to Pride. As the indigenous Ainu begin to assert their place among the people of Japan, an archaeological dig reveals more about their past.

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How U.S. Colleges Went from Pitiful to Powerful. The flexibility born of the system's ragged beginnings helped make the American higher education business what it is today.

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A Brief History of the Danse Macabre, from a Paris cemetery to David S. Pumpkins. It's a reminder that no one escapes death.

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Life Along the Russian Border. Border security reflects each nation's history with Russia.

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The Frenetic Enchantment of New York City. French photojournalist Jean-Pierre Laffont captures the city's charm in 50 years of photos.

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Hellish Nell, The Last Person Imprisoned for Witchcraft in Britain. And that was only 73 years ago!

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