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The Missing Links: How Roaches With Backpacks Might Someday Save You

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Intriguing Headline of the Day: Roaches Wearing Tiny Backpacks Could One Day Rescue Disaster Survivors.

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You’ll likely never ride along in a jet with a member of the Blue Angels, but this 360-degree cockpit footage gives you a good idea what it's like.

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I’m sure you've seen the exploding whale video before. It’s been called the first viral video ever. Today is the 45th anniversary of it “bursting” into the limelight.

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Anyone that considers themself a history nerd needs to check out the Hardcore History podcast.

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This crafty word statue says different, and very fitting, things based on whether you’re looking at it from Manhattan or Brooklyn.

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Maybe instead of “cats and dogs” people should be saying “it’s raining like frogs and birds.” Check out this list of 10 times it rained something other than water.

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Here is all (or most) of the available information about the new all-female Ghostbusters film.

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Ed Asner and Doris Roberts show how the older folks “Netflix & Chill.”

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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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