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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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Peanuts Aren't Nuts
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Why aren't peanuts classified as nuts? Turns out, they're closer to green beans than you think. Peanuts are biologically legumes.

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What This Company Is Offering Employees Is Raising a Privacy Debate. Would you let your company implant a chip in your hand?

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Your Roomba is Spying on You. The devices have been gathering information about your home, and that data could be more valuable to Roomba maker iRobot Corp than the sales of its vacuum cleaner.

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The Legend of The Fatal Sisters: Voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau put a curse on plantation owner De Coucy, swearing his bloodline would die out, but he ignored it.

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Are Helicopter Parents Ruining Summer Camp? Kids don't mind giving up their cell phones for the week, but it really bothers parents.

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He Thought Butternut Squash was Cheese: Funny observation of the daily struggles of customer service employees and the fact that the customer is not always right.

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Why you should vacation somewhere new, unexpected, and totally out of your comfort zone.

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15 Monumental Facts About the Lincoln Memorial. One tidbit: The project took a long and winding road from idea to finished structure.

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Morning Cup of Links: San Diego Comic Con News
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The Biggest San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Stories. The latest updates from every pop culture universe.

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Freedom Ride: a glimpse into the experiences of one group of the Freedom Riders of 1961.

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"Dude, where's my car?" Parents take to Craigslist for help after ‘doofy’ son loses car at Metallica show.

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Scientific Journals Publish Bogus Paper About Midi-chlorians from Star Wars, a reminder that not all journals use peer review or even proofreaders.

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Puzzlewood, Tolkien’s Inspiration for Middle-earth. The peaceful, green, 14-acre section of Gloucestershire is truly inspirational.

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How to Turn Your Used Electronics Into Cash. Read the comments, too, for the experiences of people who have used these methods.

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The Accent Whisperers of Hollywood. An influx of global acting talent must be taught to passably sound like Americans.

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Are You Bold Enough to Play Motorcycle Soccer? It's one of several sports mash-ups involving motorbikes.

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