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10 Weird Elevator Etiquette Rules. They wouldn’t be weird at all if everyone followed them correctly.
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If all your favorite time travel movies existed in the same universe, where would they overlap? This timeline will make it clear.
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Mary Poppins is finding it difficult to get by on $7.25 an hour for raising a banker’s kids. A spoonful of sugar is not enough to keep her from walking out.
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5 Books That Will Rip Your Heart Out (In A Good Way). Select a novel from this list when you need a good emotional workout or a cathartic cry.
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Elephants Protect Baby From Being Swept Away By River During Bath Time. Growing up is easier when the whole herd’s got your back.
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The Most Expensive Domain Names Of All Time. I cannot see why a domain that’s just letters or numbers can be worth a million dollars.
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The 30 Harshest Philosopher-on-Philosopher Insults in History. These infinitely-quotable minds made throwing shade into an art form.
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Take a Look Inside a Baby Sloth Orphanage and Rescue Center. Yiscel Yángüez and Néstor Correa are devoted to saving sloths and returning them to the wild.
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The Art of Micronations: Rebellion through Creative Land Conquests. These places you never heard of all wanted to be sovereign states at one time or another.

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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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