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The Mad Potter of Biloxi

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George Ohr: The Mad Potter of Biloxi. He was right about achieving fame after his death.
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Are Walking Dead spoilers protected by copyright law? AMC threatened to sue a forum if they predicted a spoiler correctly.
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The Biochemist Behind Light Beer, the Greatest Marketing Gimmick the World Has Ever Seen. Whatever you do, don’t call it “diet beer.”
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Future Cities Could Be Built by Microbes. We could engineer the production of bacterial biofilm for all kinds of purposes.  
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Rugrats: The Movie. Funny or Die brings us the live-action version to ruin your childhood. Contains NSFW language.
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Coverage of female athletes at the Olympics is still terrible. It’s as if they only get the spotlight once every four years or something.
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Here's how much Olympic athletes are eating for gold medals. You could eat that much, too, if you worked out like they do.
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7 People Whose Death Notices Improved Their Lives. Mistakes, fake deaths, and near-death experiences will make people pay attention.

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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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