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The Dude Perfect crew is back with their best trick shot video yet. Even if you hate basketball you’ll enjoy the trippy, otherworldliness of this glow in the dark compilation.

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I have a hard enough time managing my one life. These people led detailed double lives— sometimes in really sinister and horrifying ways.

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Listen up. These podcasts are so good you’ll want to listen to one after the other. Add your binge listening podcast suggestions below in the comments. I’m always looking for new ones to check out.

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Many of us can recall going to Dawson’s Creek (or at least the time when it was a popular show), but have you ever been to Dachshund’s Creek? It’s the cutest angsty teen drama you will ever see.

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Click on this interactive rundown of the most popular costumes of the past five years. We have got to branch out a little bit, people.

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Whoops. Be glad you’re not the person that accidentally destroyed these very valuable things.

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Why did the Giants (and Dodgers) leave NYC?

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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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