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In the Know

The Atlantic has a brief history of the famous series of “The More You Know” PSAs.

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Your Freaky Neighborhood Spider-Man

These are the oddest, creepiest incarnations of Spider-Man.

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On the Brain

How much does your brain know about itself?

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Breaking News

Univision created their own adaptation of Breaking Bad. It’s a much shorter, but very similar show called Metástasis. This post has some shot-for-shot comparisons of different scenes in the two series. Also, there’s a short Walter White easter egg on the Godzilla DVD.

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Cell Secrets

There are always secret features of each Apple operating system. Here are 10 of them for iOS 8.

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Dreams Come True

Six-year-old Addison, who has leukemia, got her Make-A-Wish dream granted. She wanted to meet a unicorn, and her reaction is the best.

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Cult of the Internet

More than 17 years after the Heaven’s Gate cult committed mass suicide, their website remains online.

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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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