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To Spoil or Not to Spoil?

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Take Your Chances

The Netflix Spoil Yourself app will ruin all kinds of shows for you. Can you resist the urge?

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A Warm and Fuzzy Sports Story

Metta World Peace, the basketball player formerly known as Ron Artest, plans on changing his name yet again, this time to "The Pandas Friend." He also will play the upcoming basketball season in China with stuffed animals on his shoes. This is not a joke.

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A Fancy Way to Multiply

If calculators ever disappear, you'll be ready.

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Moments That Pop

The Dissolve has put together their list of the 50 greatest pop music movie moments.

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Pick a Batman, Any Batman

Which depiction of Gotham’s dark knight do you prefer? Please don’t say Adam West. Please don’t say Clooney.

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On the Map

You’ve used it to get from here to there. Here are some unconventional ways that GPS is being used.

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The Glitz and Glamour

Visit seven historic Hollywood landmarks.

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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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