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The History of Hadouken!

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Hadouken!!!

If you were a fan of Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li and the rest of the gang from the iconic Street Fighter II, then you’ll love this oral history of the game.

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The Shot You Shoot Into the Shot

This oversized syringe-like contraption is used to inject a bunch of tiny sponges into a gunshot wound to stop the bleeding. This is pretty amazing.

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Too Soon?

Science explains that there’s a sweet spot when it comes to joking about tragedy.

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The Best of SNL

Rolling Stone has put together a list of the 50 best sketches in the history of Saturday Night Live. Do you agree with it? What should have made the cut and what should have been left off?

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A-B-C-D-F?

Why does the grading scale skip over the letter “E”?

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It’s Almost Too Easy

Want to pull off the perfect crime? Read up.

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But Just In Case You Get Pinched

The perfect crime is probably tougher than you think, though. So if you’re going to attempt it, you should go ahead and start learning these prison slang terms now.

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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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