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Orlando Memorials

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See how cities and landmarks around the world used rainbow colors to memorialize those who were killed at the Pulse nightclub Saturday night. They also serve as a symbol of support for Orlando and the LGBT community.
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Josh Gondelman’s Wedding Toasts. Detailing how inept men are at making a proper wedding speech.
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Not everyone is charmed by those videos of babies hearing for the first time. The Deaf community points out that cochlear implants can sometimes be the worst of both worlds.
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Have a Heart. Learn something about the pump that keeps you alive.
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The Biggest Myth About the Big Bang. We don’t know nearly as much as everyone assumes we do.
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Stephen Carrie Blumberg stole 19,000 books from 327 institutions. Did he really think he’d find time to read them all?
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The "Bless You" Ban. Why we should treat sneezes like other bodily functions by ignoring them.
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When Gamers Decorate: 7 Awesome Video Game Rooms. Where a video game fanatic can feel right at home.

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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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