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Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen's Record-setting Tweet

Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres sent a Tweet that set a new record with over three million retweets. But did you catch the grammatical error in it?
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California Farmers Are Using ‘Water Witches’ to Make Your Two Buck Chuck. Vineyards are getting desperate in the face of a long-running drought.
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The bleak state of American fiction. The best writers cannot afford the time needed to write stories that may never be published.
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Watch a freshly-hatched baby bird found all alone grow up with the help of humans. These 23 photos will take you from day one to the day Dumpling flew away on her own.
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This Video Of Two Dogs Sharing An Ice Cream Cone Should Have Won Every Oscar. It even has a twist ending.
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Are Britain’s Private Schools Breeding Grounds For Anorexia? Students at top schools are under pressure to be perfect in every way, which includes being thin.
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Crimea: A picturesque tourist spot you won't be visiting anytime soon. But you can enjoy some beautiful photographs of a more peaceful time.
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Bringing Science Fiction to Mardi Gras. You can thank the Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus.

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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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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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