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How Einstein Went From Lazy to Legendary

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This infographic explains how Einstein stopped being such a “lazy dog” and started, you know, redrawing the universe.

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The website 538 asked speechwriters from the Republican and Democratic parties to each write a perfect pandering speech for their party’s base. The results are funny and very familiar. The website annotates both speeches with notes on what to pay attention to.

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Don’t be a wazzock; start using these fantastic insults in your daily speech.

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Here is what prisoners of Alcatraz used to eat. Some of this stuff would hit your stomach like a ROCK! Get it? The Rock? OK, I’ll see myself out.

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This brief National Geographic video explains what it’s like to try to go through life reading lips. People really need to work on enunciation.

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SNL has released this video that was cut from the recent episode hosted by Melissa McCarthy. In it she plays a contestant on a Supermarket Sweep-like game show that really goes all out.

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Speaking of Supermarket Sweep, here are some secrets from the host of the show.

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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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