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Ultraviolet reveals the truth of sun-damaged skin, and it’s not a pretty picture. Seriously, wear sunscreen.

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Oregon is more than just Portland: it boasts 185 state parks in total, all of which appear in this music video about falling in love, both in Oregon and with Oregon.

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Instead of pitching a fit, one little girl took the high road and wrote her parents a strongly worded letter about their bad "additudes" instead.

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Someone has created a hand-crafted, meticulously detailed, playable Jumanji board: what could possibly go wrong?

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With the recent passing of Hollywood starlet Lauren Bacall, every famous face of Madonna's hit song "Vogue" has now died.

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Long before Peter Jackson's blockbuster adaptation turned the sweeping landscapes of New Zealand into a cinematic Middle Earth, Soviet Russia put its own unlicensed, made-for-TV spin on The Hobbit using a combination of live actors, puppets, and ballerinas. Clocking in around the one-hour mark, "The Fairytale Journey of Mr. Bilbo Baggins, the Hobbit" takes more than a few liberties with its source material.

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Pit bulls have long been maligned as vicious killers, but photographer and dog lover Sophie Gamand aims to correct that misperception by showing potential owners how sweet the breed can really be.

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It's not doodling; it's "brainstorming."

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Always Wear a Helmet
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Powerful photos to remind you to always wear a helmet.

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In 1838, Missouri witnessed the “Missouri Mormon War.” It was the first of three armed conflicts before the Mormons found their home.

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Hippies, Guns, and LSD: The San Francisco Rock Band That Was Too Wild For the Sixties. The Charlatans were ahead of their time, but flamed out fast.

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Six "Common" Medical Conditions That Don't Actually Exist. Some of them were only named in order to sell you a cure.

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Remembering Hair-Raising Landings at Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Airport. Landing on runway 13/31 was so terrifying, the procedure was called the Kai Tak Heart Attack.

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The Scariest Rides At The Fair, Ranked By An Anxious Man. Mark Shrayber is terrified of carnival rides, yet he can't help but try them.

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The 100 Greatest American Cooks of All Time. Many of the cooks on the list have a full article about them linked, which could keep you busy for some time.

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12 charming coastal towns to visit this summer. Get away from the crowds of tourists for a relaxing getaway.

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11 Fashion Trends of World War I. With the men away fighting, women went for comfort as well as style.

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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