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Optical Illusion Makeup

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Dain Yoon, a Korean college student, uses face paint to create astonishing optical illusions. The military should hire her to design their camouflage.
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The Rocketeer at 25: An Adventure Movie Out of Time. Although it was set in the past, it was ahead of its time.
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Inside the Troll: The Science of Being an Awful Person.  But why are there so many of them?
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If You’re Younger Than 31, You’ve Never Experienced This. The last time the global monthly temperature was below average was February 1985.
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Trendspotting: TV’s Sexy Jerks. These characters are so attractive …until you get to know them.
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The Emile Berliner Musée des Ondes in Montreal is dedicated to preserving the memory of early sound recording and aerospace engineering. That seems a weird combination, until you learn a little bit about electrical genius Emile Berliner.
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A brief look at how we read books today. Fewer people are reading books, and those who do are reading fewer ebooks.  

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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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