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China's Favorite U.S. General

Did you know that there was a World War II U.S. Army General so revered in China that they erected a statue and museum in his honor? It's still there today.

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Unfavorable Semicircle is a YouTube channel that churns out cryptic, indecipherable videos usually featuring blurry shapes or eerie, disconnected voices. The Internet is determined to find a larger meaning

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Is this the future? This article explains how “genetic scissors” can make edits to DNA to get rid of HIV.

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If you’re a fan of House of Cards, then you’ll love watching Kevin Spacey act out scenes written by kids.

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Absence makes the chimpanzee heart grow fonder. Shortly after a group of research chimps were left abandoned on an island, only one was left surviving. He spent years in almost complete isolation—so when visitors finally came to the island, the chimp was really happy to see them. The video is heartwarming, but the story behind the animal's treatment is really sad.

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Think you’ve got a good command of the English language? Try correctly pronouncing every word in this poem.

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Welcome to the Year of the Dog
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Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Dog.

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The Evolution of Marvel’s Black Panther. Introduced in 1966, the character hits the big screen this weekend.

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The Very Real History of Death Stars. Germany, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. have all drawn up plans for weaponized satellites.

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The Karate Kid gets a modern makeover with Cobra Kai. Daniel and Johnny will revive their unresolved conflicts as older adults in the YouTube Red series.

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How the “Heart Balm Racket” Convinced America That Women Were Up to No Good. Sensational cases of gold diggers meant the end of breach of promise lawsuits.

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What Europe's Oldest Wine Tells Us About Ancient Sicilians. Samples hidden in a cave thousands of years ago hold clues to their everyday lives.

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15 of the World's Most Stunning Winter Destinations. You still have time to book a trip before the tourist season starts.

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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters
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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters. If they were designed as movie aliens, they would be too implausible.

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Making Artificial Earthquakes with a Four-Ton Steel Ball. Get out of the way when it's dropped in the name of science!

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Jerry Lewis in The Bellboy. It wasn't a typical Jerry Lewis movie, but it worked.

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The Incinerator House. Artist Ron Fleming turned an abandoned industrial structure into a home and a work of art.

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Why Adam Rippon Didn’t Win. He finished behind two competitors who fell because of the complicated math of figure skating.

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Was Young Luke Skywalker a Selfless Hero or a Freeloader? Luke took advantage of the Rebel Alliance in using an X-wing or two as his personal vehicle, but a commenter refutes that argument in style.

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15 'Trials of the Century' and the Media Frenzies That Accompanied Them. Because true crime is more fascinating than fiction.

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