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The Greening of the River

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50,000 people gathered Saturday morning to watch the Chicago River being dyed green. It was the perfect backdrop for the St. Patrick's Day parade.
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25 Things You Didn’t Know About The Godfather. Like, did you realize that this movie is now 42 years old?
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In Defense Of The 'Impractical' English Major. You may not find a job in your specific field, but it will help with whatever you end up doing.
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The March Madness Teams to Cheer If Yours Got Bounced. It’s like a short course on who’s still playing basketball at this point.
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Kids are the purest form of insanity. Here are 33 pictures that prove it’s so.
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This dog is not allowed on the bed. Let's see what happens when the person who made that rule is gone!
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Game of Thrones returns next month. To get you ready, here’s a 25-minute recap of season three to remind you why you can’t wait.
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14 decadent chocolate cakes you'll want to make immediately. Or give the recipes to someone who’ll share the results with you.
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The Adventures of St. Patrick. The real story is more epic than green beer and leprechauns.

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Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
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Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked. There are 79 to choose from, with critiques.

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Academic Publishing is Headed for a Day of Reckoning. When you must pay to publish and then pay to read, how can we afford to learn science?

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12 Bizarre Inspirations Behind Star Wars Movie Characters. The creators have been asked time and time again where they got their ideas, and the answers range from goofy (literally) to sublime.

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The World Might Be Better Off Without College for Everyone. It's become an arms race for unnecessary job credentials.

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2017 is the Year that Computers Became Phones. The way people use technology is driving the design of the modern desktop and laptop.

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15 Things You Might Not Know About Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man. The mathematical sketch was a personal note that became one of the artist's most famous works.

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10 Holiday Controversies
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10 Holiday Controversies. What were once personal choices are now public arguments about how it should be done.

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How Zarafa, France’s First Giraffe, Became a Cultural Sensation. Artists across the country wanted to draw or paint her.

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The 6 Big Superhero Movies Of 2017, Ranked From Worst To Best. It's hard to disagree with such a short list, but some fans will.

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When They Tried to Collect on a Nonexistent Debt, This Man Fought Back. Andrew Therrien took the harassment personally, and set out to find out who was behind it.

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Competitive creative dog grooming is an activity that makes dogs into an art medium. The documentary short Well Groomed follows two creative dog groomers through the biggest such contest at Groom Expo.

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Ada Blackjack, the Forgotten Sole Survivor of an Odd Arctic Expedition. She didn't know how to shoot or trap, but she had to make it back to her young son.

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The American Savings Crisis, Explained. Even if we could build savings in this economy, it wouldn't be worth the effort.

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12 Heroic U.S. Military Chaplains. They didn't want to kill, but served by their own sacrifice.

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