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Expensive Game of Thrones Weddings

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Here’s the estimated cost of every wedding on Game Of Thrones. You can’t afford most of them, and you can’t even read about them if you’re avoiding spoilers.
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If one of a married couple gets sex reassignment surgery, should that invalidate the marriage? In allowing one such couple to remain married, the Italian high court may have opened the door to same sex marriage in Italy.
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A lawsuit claims Michael Jackson didn’t sing on one of his posthumous albums. Or, more accurately, that three of the songs were recorded by an impersonator.
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NBC news anchor Brian Williams gets the edit treatment again. This time, he’s performing “Baby Got Back,” one word at a time.
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The Most Influential Garages in History. Far from being humble car storage, these are mostly known as small workshops where big things happen.
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10 of the Biggest Lies in History. Deceptions, forgeries, scams, and perjury that fooled some of the people for some short time.
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What do you do when a tranquilized bear wanders into the ocean? Wildlife biologist Adam Warwick risked his life to get the 400-pound bear back to safety.
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27 Things You Won’t Regret When You’re Older. And they’ll make you happy both now and later.
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Here’s why the question of gun control in the United States is way more complicated than either side likes to think. We are already different from other countries, and there’s no starting over.

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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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