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Balancing Between Hot Air Balloons

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The Skyliners are a group of French thrill-seekers who display an endless capacity to prioritize said thrills over fear. Their latest adventure involves tightrope walking between two hot air balloons.
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A new species of jellyfish has been discovered after it washed up on a beach in Tasmania. It's large and gooey and kind of gross looking.
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Former executive editor Bill Keller is leaving the New York Times to join media start-up The Marshall Project. Read what he had to say about the surprising move.
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A mural tribute to the late Philip Seymour Hoffman has appeared in Manhattan's East Village. The memorial was done by street artist Michael DeNicola (a.k.a. Ink Lungs).
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The Sochi Winter Olympics are the most expensive Games in history. Check out a series of graphic representations of where all that money went.
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This 23-foot long chart shows 5885 years of history, from 4004 B.C. to 1881 A.D. Scroll around for everything from the Tower of Babel to the invention of the spinning wheel.
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In a 1981 clip from The CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite, Muhammad Ali talks a Vietnam Vet off a ledge in L.A.
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Famous chefs weigh in on which vegetables are overrated and which are underrated. Kale does not get much love.

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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler
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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler. The Commuter is the latest of a long line of films in which the action star ruins transportation for everyone.

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Snow Rollers: Nature’s Winter Treat. Snow can naturally form into wheels, carpet rolls, or big boulders.

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A Former Gang Member Explains How Easy It Is to Join a Gang. It offers a sense of belonging when you don't get that at home.

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Hollywood Movies Renamed for Japanese Audiences. Some are funny, and some are better than the English title.

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Ladykillers: Murder Ballads and the Country Women Who Sang Them. The underappreciated who sang about the unacceptable eventually became hidden treasures.

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13 Quick and Easy Breakfasts to Jumpstart Your Winter Mornings. Something new will make the whole day go easier.

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11 Ways Advertisers Make Food Look Delicious. It's much more difficult than you might think.

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How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler?
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20th Century Fox

How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler? With the addition of lightsabers!

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The Mysterious Origins of the First Scandinavians. The tools they left behind suggested that migration may have come from two directions.

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When Quackery on the Radio Was a Public Health Crisis. From magic bracelets to goat gonad transplants, medical marketers got rich.

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Found: The Real Bullitt Mustang That Steve McQueen Tried (and Failed) to Buy. The '69 sports car had been in private hands since after the movie wrapped.

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When Did People Start Making Bread? A short history of the staple that feeds the world.

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How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations. First off, pretend you're a man.

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The Skillet. Susannah Nesmith beautifully chronicles the legacy of her great-great-grandmother's iron cookware.

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12 Cultured Facts About the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Knowing these will enhance your visit, whenever that happens.

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