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Colbert's New Job

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Stephen Colbert has been hired to replace David Letterman. Some other talk show hosts think it’s great, others, not so much.
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Beautiful Vintage Photos of Bygone Bookstores. I wonder how many of them had a cat inside.
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Photographer Robert X. Fogarty took portraits of Boston Marathon Bombing survivors for a project called Dear World. Each person has a hand-written message displayed on their body.
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Your cat wants your undivided attention. And you have no business playing guitar when your cat wants its back scratched.
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10 Things You Didn't Know About Shakespeare. He couldn’t even be bothered to teach his kids to read.
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The Border Towns the Constitution Forgot. “CBP enjoys these really unique policing powers that would violate the constitution in any other party of the country.”
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You’ll love this compilation of baby sloths making their little squeaking noises. You just want to hug them all!
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How to insult people in Italian: GoodFellas edition. A story can have a much deeper meaning when you know the culture behind it.
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7 last-minute tips for tax procrastinators. Factor in time to do everything you need to do, and you should get started yesterday.

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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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