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Francois Prost

French Nightclubs by Day

Francois Prost
Francois Prost

French Nightclubs Photographed During the Day. Photographer Francois Prost’s images show how sunlight strips the magic away.
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Meet Peanut, the Ugliest Dog in the World. He won the title honestly, but his story will touch your heart.
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Star Wars gets a Guardians of the Galaxy-style trailer. All the delights of the 1970s without the fading colors.
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4 Bad Side Effects of Reading Fiction According to the 19th Century. Horrors! They might enrich your imagination!
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The ten most haunted places in America. Some will invite you to stay the night -if you can make yourself stay put.
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Massive World Cup Barbecuing Prompts Chile To Declare Smog Emergency. Tens of thousands of barbecues mean serious eating, um, I mean smoke.
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The Supermassive Black Hole Smokescreen. Not only do they draw stuff in, they also spew a lot of it back out.
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The Essential Wedding Registry Checklist For Your Kitchen. Somebody throw me a wedding shower, because I’ve cooked forty years without all the basics!
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Online daters: Think twice before bragging about your six-figure salary. Would you prefer responses from gold diggers, or no one at all?

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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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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut. In 1966, Robert Lawrence, Jr. was selected for a space program you've never heard of.

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A Hubo Humanoid Robot Carried the Olympic Torch in Daejon, South Korea, on Monday. It showed off a bit by cutting a hole through a wall to pass the torch on.

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The Little Blue Pill: An Oral History of Viagra. A trial of the blood pressure medicine sildenafil had a strange side effect that made it world-famous.

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Banner Ladies: The Human Billboards of Yesteryear. Looking back on a peculiar advertising trend of the 1870s.

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The Surprising History of the Kimono. It went from simple body covering to cultural icon during the Edo period.

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Confessions of a Star Wars Nerd. No matter how much of a fan you consider yourself, there is always someone who will out-geek you.

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Incredible Photographs of a Doomed 1914 Antarctic Expedition. Over two years, they lived on a ship, on ice, and on an island before they could leave.

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