How Marcel Marceau Helped the French Resistance Fight Nazis

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How Marcel Marceau Skillfully Used His Craft to Help the French Resistance Fight Off Nazis. And you thought he was just the world's greatest mime.

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Ancient Androids: Even Before Electricity, Robots Freaked People Out. Take a look at the history of automata from around the world.

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8 Graphic Novels to Get Your Kids Hooked on Comics. Millions of people have developed their love for reading through comic books.

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Take This Cheat Sheet To The Ballpark To Decide When To Leave. That we even need such a guide speaks to the ridiculous lengths baseball games can run.

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Why Are Places in Science Fiction Not Wheelchair-Accessible? Ace Ratcliff didn't notice how many stairs those stories held until she could no longer climb them.

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A Single Mom Gets School Supplies From A Complete Stranger. Her only obligation is to pay it forward, when and if she can.

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How to Raise Multilingual Kids. The conventional wisdom for teaching more than one language doesn't always hold up under scientific study.

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15 Delicious Cheesecake Destinations Worth the Drive. Especially if you enjoy discovering new places already.

19 Performances That Prove Aretha Franklin Was the Greatest of All Time

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MOLLY RILEY, AFP/Getty Images

19 Performances That Prove Aretha Franklin Was the Greatest of All Time. She was truly the Queen of Soul.

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Feral Children of Myth and Reality. Authenticated cases are rare and often quite sad.

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A Huge Misperception About Sex. Our mistaken view of other people's sex lives may color our attitudes toward them.

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Stop Telling Me to Turn My Brain Off During Movies. A well-made film will engross the viewer even if it doesn't make complete sense.

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Hey Jude” Still Makes Everything “Better, Better, Better.” Fifty years ago this month, the biggest band in the world released their biggest hit.

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How Not to Get Screwed Over by Your Mechanic. Most mechanics are not out to cheat you, but the few that do are enough to scare all of us.

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The Myth of the Soulmate. No one is perfect, but you don't need perfection to find love and a satisfying relationship.

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15 Must-Try Peach Dishes from Around the Country. Better get started if you want to try them all at the peak of the season.

How NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Will Touch the Sun

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Bill Ingalls, NASA via Getty Images

How NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Will Touch the Sun. The spacecraft is designed to withstand 2500-degree Fahrenheit temperatures.

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In the 1960s, the U.S. Government Set Off a Pair of Nukes Under Mississippi. The first underground tests were a strange experience for those living above it.

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Inside the Lab Where Spiders Put on Face Paint and Fake Eyelashes (and Termites Wear Capes). For some species, looks can mean the difference between becoming a daddy and becoming dinner.

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Pizza Delivery Man Plays Beethoven for Customers. Let's hope he got a generous tip.

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For Sale: Your Under the Tuscan Sun Fixer-Upper Awaits. A look inside the ruins of an abandoned Italian villa you could purchase.

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What If English Were Phonetically Consistent? Aaron Alon gradually applies consistent pronunciation to vowels until it doesn't sound like English at all.

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The 60 Greatest Capes in Movie History. In no way limited to superheroes, they have graced the shoulders of cinemas's most amazing characters.

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14 Antique Roller Coasters You Can Still Ride. Some are over 100 years old!

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