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The Best Oscar Hosts

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25 Years of Oscar Hosts, Ranked. How will Ellen Degeneres’ 2014 show fit in this list next year?
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This husky really wants to play with the cat. The cat, being much smaller, is not so sure.
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11 Of The Wisest Things Anyone Ever Said About Aging. Betty White’s quotes at the bottom trump them all.
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Herding Reindeer Looks Like A Strange And Magical Dance From Above. A camera-loaded hexacopter drone caught the movement of the swirling masses.
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Why the Pinkification of Children’s Toys Hurts Women. There’s no good reason to segregate boys and girls even further than they already are.
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An orphan pelican had to learn to fly from humans, so it’s a wonder he ever managed to do it. They made it even harder by attaching a GoPro to his beak.
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Sure, Bryan Cranston stars in the new Godzilla film, but he’s not Heisenberg. However, everyone's favorite meth maker is in this Godzilla/Breaking Bad trailer mashup.
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The 6 biggest myths about money. Instead of hard-and-fast rules, they should all say, “It depends.”

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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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