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The Hottest New Sport: Futevolei

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It's World Cup time again, but some Brazilians have taken their soccer skills off the field and to the beach for an intense new hybrid sport that looks a lot tougher than simple running and passing. 

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Not content with an off-the-rack dress, one high schooler hand-painted herself a recreation Van Gogh prom gown with incredible results. 

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Seattle native Sir Mix-A-Lot wowed a hometown crowd as he performed his party classic "Baby Got Back" with the Seattle Symphony and two dozen volunteer booty-shakers backing him up.

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Don't think phone photography is real art? Winners of the eighth annual iPhone Photography Awards beg to differ. 

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Necessity may be the mother of invention; according to a number of famous literary figures' nighttime schedules, it seems a good night's sleep is the mother of creativity.

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There's a new celebrity animal on scene predicting this year's World Cup winners. 

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It's time to face the fact that you're getting old

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The jury is still out on whether or not God could make a stone too heavy for God to lift, so in the meantime, here are ten extremely heavy objects mere mortals have managed to shift all on their own.

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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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