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The Last Foot-Binding Survivors

China’s Last Foot-Binding Survivors. The ancient practice affects some women who still cannot walk normally eighty years later.
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Shane has been causing some problems for the management at Walmart. Whether he’s a real employee or not has no bearing on how funny his shenanigans are.
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Please Enjoy This Fully Playable Tetris T-Shirt. A barrel of laughs for about two games, or until it gets dirty.
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The malaria parasite has a terrifying trick up its sleeve. It makes a victim smell good to mosquitos, which then bite and spread the disease.
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How do painkillers know where you hurt? To answer the question, you have to learn a bit about the physiology of pain.
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Now You Can Be The Person Who Brews Apple’s Coffee. A job listing for the company shows an opening for an “iCup Technician.”
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The first day of kindergarten can be traumatic, but friends can help. A little boy in Taiwan adorably offers comfort and encouragement to a little girl who is missing her mommy.
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Billionaire Nick Hanauer believes income inequality is leading America to a revolution. Here’s why he’s only half right.

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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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