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WWII’s Greatest Battle: How Kursk Changed the War. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s because America wasn’t involved.
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Life During Wartime: 6 Stories and Poems from the Trenches. There are more powerful quotes in the comments.
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Before they were on Mad Men, the stars of the TV show had other roles. Some were an awful long time ago, so this look back may surprise you.
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The 15 Stupidest Comic Book Superpowers. For some characters, they must have just pulled them out of a hat.
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The 10 Best Tap Dance Scenes In Film. It’s a holiday, take some time to enjoy this, because you will.
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How can you tell if your dog is jealous of the new baby? When he photobombs your camera to get his share of attention.
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23 Copycat Recipes For Your Favorite Fast Foods. Bonus: You'll know what's in them by making them at home.
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Swimming In A Lake Filled With Jellyfish Is Beautiful And Slightly Terrifying. But by watching the video, we get to the beauty without the terror.
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The science of wine. If you are going beyond the kind that comes in a refrigerator box, you need to understand a few things.

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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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