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Hilarious Victorian-Era Caricatures of Famous Intellectuals. The book Men of the Day shows us that poking fun at celebrities is not a new trend at all.
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Above Average brings us a one-shot short film that compresses all the common superhero tropes into four minutes of fun. The Hero Movie is like reading all the comic books at once.
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Here's Why Libraries Are More Important Than You Might Think. They are on the front lines in the fight against illiteracy.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Difference Between Weather and Climate. The analogy is him walking his dog on the beach.
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How Redditors Helped A Broke Father Watch His Oldest Son Graduate. It was a small campaign that meant so much to one family.
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Pilots and flight attendants confess dark secrets about flying. Planes are pretty safe, but far from clean.
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A judge gets upset with a public defender and offers to take it outside. Which is exactly what they do, and a few thumps later, the judge comes back alone.
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A History of Medieval Trial by Combat. It could be as gory as the TV version (contains Game of Thrones spoilers).
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If water is made up of hydrogen and oxygen, why can't we breathe underwater? Maybe we could, if our bodies were a little better.
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4 powerful things con men can teach you about persuasion. These tips can work with legal and beneficial undertakings, too.

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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution
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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution. The story of the discovery of green fluorescent protein.

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Ranking America’s Top 10 Chain Restaurants. When you're on the road for the holidays, you'll know what to expect for dinner.

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How Hoarding Works. It's not just a habit or a hobby, but a serious mental illness.

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Meet the Most Toxic Plant in North America. Whatever you do, do not eat the spotted water hemlock.

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Why Millennials are Facing the Scariest Financial Future of Any Generation Since the Great Depression. Being born in the wrong year has consequences that last a lifetime.

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How Titanic’s Iconic Necklace Almost Sank an Entire Company. The J. Peterman Company was the only officially licensed producer of the Heart of the Ocean.

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Star Wars and the Unfortunate Ubiquity of the Final Climactic Explosion. It's happened several times already; let's see something different.

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13 Weird and Wonderful Gingerbread Houses. You can make anything from imagination and royal icing.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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