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Star Trek for Beginners

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Beam Me Up: A Beginner’s Guide to the Star Trek Franchise. Because without a little help, the whole universe looks intimidating.
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Eighty Years Of Fergusons. Race riots in America always have the same underlying reasons, so why can’t we change them?
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A panda at the Chengdu Research Center may have faked a pregnancy for more food and better quarters. After all, this was her fifth false pregnancy.
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23 Ways a Wall Street Job Will Make You Miserable. And still no one will ever feel sorry for you.
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How do fat-free foods make you fat? Trying to fool mother nature often results in unintended consequences.
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11 Fantastic Frankenstein Film Adaptations. If you start now, you might be able to find and watch them all by Halloween.
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The Bizarre Day Jobs Of 20 Famous Authors. They subsidized their passion while gaining some odd life experiences.
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How one toxic boss can poison your entire office. If you’ve never had a toxic boss, don’t worry, you will sooner or later.
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7 Extreme Bugs and Creepy-Crawlies. As if you didn’t have enough anxieties and nightmare fuel.

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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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