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An Olympic Podium Proposal

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The bar has been raised for big public proposals. Chinese Olympic diver Qin Kai dropped to one knee in front of billions of people to propose to fellow diver He Zi as she stood on the podium after winning a silver medal in Rio.
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10 of History's Happiest Accidents. By paying close attention, these folks take rotten tomatoes and make lemonade.
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This Bible-Era Solution For Saving Food Is Making A Comeback. Organizations are using gleaning after the harvest to move produce to food banks and shelters.
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25 Clever Steve Martin Quotes on Longing, the Art World, and Creating Characters. The comedian just turned 71 years old.
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The Mummified Train Robber Who Became a Circus Prop. He couldn’t catch a break even after death.  
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The Clown Prince of Movies: 5 Actors Who Have Played The Joker. Each had their unique way of inhabiting the Gotham City villain.  
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America's birth rate is now a national emergency. We need to make raising children easier, or our culture will eventually stagnate.
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Canada Lynx: The Ghost Cat of the North. A strange, elusive, but beautiful animal.

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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