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The Massacre at Frog Lake

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What really happened at the Massacre at Frog Lake. Cree Chief Big Bear didn’t encourage the attack, but he was punished anyway.
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10 Unidentified Sounds That Scientists Are Seriously Looking Into. I’m sure there’s a perfectly logical explanation, we just haven’t found it yet.
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If you block every ad on Twitter, things start to get weird (and can be fun). When you get rid of the big targeted accounts, the strange and wonderful niche ads come out.
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Bill Rankin at Radical Cartography created a set of maps that show the growth of slavery in the US between 1790 and 1870.
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The CEO of Chobani Yogurt is giving all 2,000 employees stock in the company. Those who’ve been there since the beginning could cash out with a million dollars.  
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Watch a bumblebee dislodge pollen in slow-motion. Bees harness the power of vibration as a tool.
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The Behind-The-Scenes Story Of Prince’s “Little Red Corvette” Video. It was the breakout video that showed what he was capable of.  

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How Will Martian Laws Differ From Earth's Laws?
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How Will Martian Laws Differ From Earth's Laws? Enforcement of existing laws from Earth will be impossible for a small population millions of miles away.

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The Creepy Cabinet That Inspired Jekyll and Hyde. Robert Louis Stevenson's childhood bedroom had a cabinet made by a carpenter who led a double life.

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14 Unmade Hammer Horror Films. Some ideas were too bizarre even for the erstwhile British gothic film studio.

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A Brief History of Bat-Marriage. Batman has been spotted carrying Kathy Kane, Vicki Vale, Julie Madison, Selina Kyle, Lois Lane, and Wonder Woman across the threshold—most of them twice.

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John Banvard is the most successful American artist you've never heard of. His chosen medium was an obscure 19th-century show business gimmick, and he managed to completely squander his fortune.

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Why Everyone Knows the Same Scary Slumber-Party Stories. People who know them don't recall where they first heard them.

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9 Naked Cakes for When You Don't Feel Like Frosting. You'll feel good about avoiding too much sugar, too.

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8 Antique Maps That Were the First of Their Kind. Each one gave us a new way to look at our world.

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Where is the Line Between Fandom and Obsession?
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Where is the Line Between Fandom and Obsession? Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur discuss what it takes to be a superfan.

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The Roller Skating Scene from Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times. A lesson in special effects from 1936.

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From Prejudice to Pride. As the indigenous Ainu begin to assert their place among the people of Japan, an archaeological dig reveals more about their past.

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How U.S. Colleges Went from Pitiful to Powerful. The flexibility born of the system's ragged beginnings helped make the American higher education business what it is today.

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A Brief History of the Danse Macabre, from a Paris cemetery to David S. Pumpkins. It's a reminder that no one escapes death.

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Life Along the Russian Border. Border security reflects each nation's history with Russia.

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The Frenetic Enchantment of New York City. French photojournalist Jean-Pierre Laffont captures the city's charm in 50 years of photos.

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Hellish Nell, The Last Person Imprisoned for Witchcraft in Britain. And that was only 73 years ago!

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