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The History Channel

Roots Tonight

The History Channel
The History Channel

Roots is a Stunning, Unflinching Portrait of American Slavery and Ancestral Pride. The eight-hour miniseries will run tonight through Thursday.  
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These Women Helped Prevent A Date Rape At A Restaurant. You don’t have to wear a uniform to be a hero.
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The 10 Best Street Foods From Around the World. It’s enough to build an itinerary around.
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NOAA Predicts We’ll See More Hurricanes This Year Than In 2015. We’ve had below-normal hurricane seasons for the past three years.
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The Top 12 Feminist Horror Films. The ones where the damsel was the hero, the survivor, or the badass villain.
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The federal prison system has a big problem with a little number. For 1 percent of inmates, their release date comes and goes and they’re still in prison.
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Corporations have a 1 percent problem, too. Only the outliers keep getting richer, while most go into debt.  
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Why Graduates Dress the Way They Do. Besides it being a requirement to participate in the ceremony.

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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler
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Jay Maidment/Lionsgate

Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler. The Commuter is the latest of a long line of films in which the action star ruins transportation for everyone.

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Snow Rollers: Nature’s Winter Treat. Snow can naturally form into wheels, carpet rolls, or big boulders.

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A Former Gang Member Explains How Easy It Is to Join a Gang. It offers a sense of belonging when you don't get that at home.

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Hollywood Movies Renamed for Japanese Audiences. Some are funny, and some are better than the English title.

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Ladykillers: Murder Ballads and the Country Women Who Sang Them. The underappreciated who sang about the unacceptable eventually became hidden treasures.

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13 Quick and Easy Breakfasts to Jumpstart Your Winter Mornings. Something new will make the whole day go easier.

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11 Ways Advertisers Make Food Look Delicious. It's much more difficult than you might think.

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20th Century Fox
How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler?
20th Century Fox
20th Century Fox

How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler? With the addition of lightsabers!

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The Mysterious Origins of the First Scandinavians. The tools they left behind suggested that migration may have come from two directions.

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When Quackery on the Radio Was a Public Health Crisis. From magic bracelets to goat gonad transplants, medical marketers got rich.

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Found: The Real Bullitt Mustang That Steve McQueen Tried (and Failed) to Buy. The '69 sports car had been in private hands since after the movie wrapped.

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When Did People Start Making Bread? A short history of the staple that feeds the world.

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How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations. First off, pretend you're a man.

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The Skillet. Susannah Nesmith beautifully chronicles the legacy of her great-great-grandmother's iron cookware.

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12 Cultured Facts About the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Knowing these will enhance your visit, whenever that happens.

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