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Veterans Open Up About What It’s Like To Kill Someone In War. The anguish that lingers on is heartbreaking.
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How the World War II Memorial Came to Be. Veterans waited more than half a century to see it.
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Mallory Ortberg is taking over Slate’s Dear Prudence advice column. The announcement inspired a short history lesson on advice columnists.
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Gorgeous Illustrations From Children’s Books With Grown-up Appeal. Take a look at The Journey of the Penguin and The Fox and the Star.  
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There Are Hundreds Of Sheep In This Picture. If you can’t see them, another picture will give you a little help.
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The 10 Worst Cars of the 20th Century. They might make your boring but reliable sedan look a lot better.  
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The X-Files: A History of the Fandom. It set a precedent for how fans find each other on the internet.
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Veterans Day And Armistice Day Celebrations Around the World. The end of war will always be a cause for celebration and tribute to those who served.

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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain
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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain. Check out 25 subtle tricks that make you spend more.

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Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border. A list of resources and organizations that need your skills, time, or money.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice. While the days will only get shorter from here, temperatures will still go up.

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The Forgotten Chefs Who Made Chili Con Carne a Tex-Mex Standard. Women running their own businesses gave us an entirely new cuisine.

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You Would Never Expect Killer Whales to Appear Here. Arctic Ocean prey that once fed polar bears is fair game for orcas.

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Brooklyn's Defunct Domino Sugar Plant Opens as Domino Park. Pictures show how an old factory can become a community park and still retain its history.

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First Impressions. Tom Comitta took the first sentence from 268 New Yorker short stories, sorted them, and combined them into one surprisingly cohesive tale.

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The Original Locations of 15 Famous Chain Stores. There might be one near you!

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How Volcanoes Work. The U.S. has 169 "potentially active" volcanoes, but they're not all alike.

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The Internet is Learning an Important Lesson About Service Dogs. We know you're not supposed to pet them without permission, but what if one approaches you?

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That Time the U.S. Postal Service Tried Delivering Mail By Missile. It saved neither time nor money, but that wasn't the point.

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Why You Should Slack Off to Get Some Work Done. The world's most productive scientists and engineers worked only 10 to 20 hours a week.

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Postcards From the Honeymoon Capital Of The World. For many couples, the Poconos was where the Baby Boom began.

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The Dark Side of ‘Service With a Smile.’ Putting on a happy face when you're not feeling it can lead to mental and physical problems.

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A Horror Story About a Shower Curtain. Or it could be a comedy; either way, it needs to be filmed.

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What's the Difference Between a Broadway and an Off-Broadway Show? It's more than just the street address of the theater.

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