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Ode to Sansa Stark

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An ode to Sansa Stark, the most realistic strong female character on Game of Thrones. She’s a princess alright, but not the Disney kind.
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From Captain America to The X-Files, How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture. It’s hard to ignore perfection.
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28 Extremely nerdy jokes. Oh, you’ll get them, but they’re still nerdy.
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Vulcan Solar Park Is The First Of Its Kind In Canada. It combines public space, art, and a power plant.
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How Gap Years Work. Broadening your mind and your experience should help when you enter college …if you can afford it.
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Giant nightmare planet could be host to equally giant nightmare life. Exoplanet Kepler-1647 b orbits two stars at a habitable distance.
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How insane work hours became a mark of American privilege. Only salaried white collar employees put in that much overtime.
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10 Heroic Battlefield Medics. The non-combatants who risked their lives to aid the wounded.

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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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