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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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Volcanic Eruptions Under Antarctic Ice
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Solid Evidence of Eruptions Under Antarctic Ice. Over 100 volcanoes, hidden under ice sheets, could destabilize the continent.

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In 1859, the United States and Britain Almost Went to War Over a Pig. The farmers of San Juan Island called in the troops to determine sovereignty once and for all.

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The Contentious Physics of Wiffle Ball. An engineer explains his experiments to find out why it curves.

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A Fortune Lost at Sea: Ship Sinks with California Gold Rush Treasure. Hundreds died, and the loss of gold caused several banks to fail.

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How Don Hewitt Invented 60 Minutes and Changed Journalism Forever. The show is beginning its 50th year on the air.

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This Ghost Town was Aiming Nuclear Missiles at America from Just 125 Miles Away. Gudym, on the eastern edge of Russia, is now just a shell of its former self.

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How Scientists are Revolutionizing Beer. Small batches of craft beer enable brewers to experiment and innovate.

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Welcome to One of the World's Last Matriarchal Societies. Kihnu, an island off the coast of Estonia, is struggling to preserve its culture.

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Why Denmark is the World's Happiest Country
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5 Reasons Why Danes Are Happier Than the Rest of Us. The surprise is not the reasons themselves, but the fact that they are common among the population.

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Who Would Win in a Competition Between a Science Museum and a Natural History Museum? A game of one-upmanship was played out on Twitter, and readers were the winners.

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What Happens When War Is Outlawed. Fifteen nations did just that in 1928, but it didn't last long.

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My Three Years in Identity Theft Hell. Proving who you are when someone else is, too, becomes a full-time job with no perks.

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Elon Musk Releases an Explosive Mega-Collection of His Greatest Rocket Failures. Still, risking failure is the only path to technological breakthrough.

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Put Away Your Pumpkins, It's Still Summer. Autumn creep is a sign we're becoming divorced from the natural progression of the growing season.

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Early Time Travel? Why Britain Lost 11 Days in 1752.

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