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Ridiculous TV

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The Most Ridiculous TV Show Concepts in Pop Culture. I must admit that I watched a few of these every week.
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In England during World War II, clothing and fabric was rationed, women had to register for wartime jobs, and money was scarce. To encourage women to keep their appearances up, the Beauty as Duty campaign was born.
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Mike Rowe Is Running For County Judge In Lafayette, Arkansas. It’s a Dirty Job, but someone’s got to do it.
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10 Gadgets That Really Should Be Obsolete By Now. Should be, but I’ll keep my roadmaps, thank you very much.
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Can Chick Lit Grow Up? There’s nothing wrong with the books, just the connotations of the term.
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Cocoa farmers in Ivory Coast taste chocolate for the first time. Their crop of cocoa beans doesn’t bring in enough to actually buy the finished product.
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10 Stereotypes About Pit Bulls That Are Just. Dead. Wrong. The breed doesn’t deserve the reputation it’s drawn from a few headlines about dogs trained to fight.
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The 5 best and worst states for a well-lived life. States are ranked by statistical averages; your mileage may vary.

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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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