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The Salem Witch Trials

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Let the wild accusations fly as we look at the Salem witch trials. A sad situation that flew totally out of control.
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The Origins of America's Most Prestigious Cemetery. From family estate to war booty to refugee camp to hallowed ground.
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Pilot Error: The TV Shows You Never Knew Existed. Some disappeared forever, some were completely changed, and some became TV movies.
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Where's My Luggage? Here’s where you might find it.
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You can get your head scanned and 3D-printed onto a Star Wars action figure. Technology developed during the latest film shoots has led to the ultimate Star Wars collectible.
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Have you been injured in the latest virtual reality craze? Then you need a Pokémon GO' Personal Injury Lawyer!  
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The stargazer fish was named that because its eyes are on top of its head. That’s so it can bury itself and attack fish who happen to swim by.
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17 Historical Reactions to Air Conditioning. Most were, understandably, positive.

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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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The Man Who Made John Gotti the Most Powerful Mobster in New York
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The German Who Made John Gotti the Most Powerful Mobster in New York. Hitman Joe Watts parlayed his insider knowledge into both money and respect.

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Why Boaty McBoatface is the Meme that Just Won’t Die. The good news is that it may mean the end of naming polls.

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The False Cheer of Office Parties Can’t Cure the Loneliness Epidemic. In other words, don't rely on your workplace for long-lasting friendships.

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Inside Connecticut’s Secret Museum of Retro-Future Oddities. The Space Age Museum has aliens, robots, rockets, and spaceships that you'll only see online, as the museum is not open to the public.

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What To Do If Your Parachute Fails. Told in a hurry because you Googled this when it happened to you.

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American Employers' Mindless Obsession with College Degrees. Requiring one is a shortcut for eliminating job candidates more than a necessary career qualification.

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11 Beloved Movies That Were Box Office Flops. Many of them were way ahead of their time.

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