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The Misadventures of the Other Grand Duchess Anastasia, the Last "Real Romanov.” The last Tsar’s cousin was a true character as well as royalty.
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In the 1430s, King Sejong came up with an idea to develop a Korean alphabet based on the sounds of the spoken language. That scared the wits out of the ruling elite class, who objected for centuries.
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JFK's Goat-Out-the-Vote Campaign. It took a goat to get Massachusetts voters to give the young politician a good look in 1946. 
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Life and Limb. How the very first Civil War amputee went on to develop prosthetic limbs and a business to provide them.
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What Is the Earliest Evidence for Life on Earth? It may be chemical smears inside gemstones.
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8 hilariously outdated sex ed films you can watch online. No sex, though; they’re all about puberty in girls.
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The Waiter. Everything about this first date is not what it appears to be.
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Ramen Is Now More Popular Than Cigarettes in U.S. Prisons. Food overall is becoming more scarce behind bars.

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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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