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The Origin of Ice Cream

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An Investigation Into the Delicious Origins of Ice Cream. We’ve been working on perfecting it for over a thousand years.
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12 facts about True Lies to celebrate its 20th anniversary. It’s hard to believe that so much of its origin hinged on Tom Arnold.
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7 Things You Didn't Know About Dickens's London. Every aspect of daily life was difficult to our modern sensibilities.
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Frank is the happiest dog you’ve ever seen. The tail cannot lie.
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If Campaign Ads Told the Truth, They Would Sound Like This. Gil Fulbright will do anything for your vote or a cash contribution.
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These Are America's 8 Most Heroic Dogs. They all deserve a plate full of cheeseburgers.
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I Went To The Preschool From Hell. Adam Ellis tells an illustrated horror story we can all relate to in one way or another.
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The Manic Pixie Dream Girl May Be Dead, But Film’s Shallow Female Characters Live On. Although the term may be short-lived, the trope is not at all new, and will surely live on.
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Our long national love affair with the American bungalow. For many years, it was our best bargain in a single-family home with a porch.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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The ‘Papasan’ Chair
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Tracing the Elusive History of Pier 1’s Ubiquitous Papasan Chair. The design has a particularly murky history, with many accounts of how and where it was originated.

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If Earth Was 50 Percent Larger, We Might Be Stuck Here. As it is, escaping the Earth's gravity is the hardest part of space travel.

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How Cellophane Changed the Way We Shop for Food. And made color its most important feature.

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One of the most common questions in American small talk is considered rude in much of the world. Don't ask a French person what they do for a living.

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What is the worst non-living thing you could put into a microwave? The Slow Mo Guys found it: an automobile airbag.

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As Paperwork Goes Missing, Thousands of Private Student Loan Debts May Be Wiped Away. Some debts purchasers did not learn to avoid the documentation mistakes of the mortgage crisis.

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Against Home Runs. Fans love them, but too many can ruin the game as a whole.

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12 Strange, Yet Beautiful Fruits & Vegetables. Keep your eye out for these and you might find your new favorite food.

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