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Hurricanes A-Coming

We've reached peak hurricane season. Two hurricanes are heading toward Hawaii, while another storm is threatening Florida.
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The Absurd Rules for College Women That Were Actually Enforced in the 1950s. While the guys were considered adults, women had to be tightly regulated.
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A Serious Performance of The Alphabet Song. Violet Ogea sings as if her life depended on it.
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Carl Akeley: The Great White Hunter. He killed a leopard with his bare hands and stuffed a circus elephant.
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How Triage Works. In the emergency room, chest pains always outrank broken bones.
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10 Surprising Things You Might Not Know About the New World of Warcraft: Legion. Learn from the beta testers.
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Dancing with the Stars has an exceptional season coming up. Ryan Lochte and other celebrity competitors will be joined by former Texas governor Rick Perry.
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The 10 craziest things people have implanted in their bodies. Apparently, implants just for appearance sake aren’t crazy enough.   

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The Battle of New York: An Avengers Oral History
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The Battle of New York: An Avengers Oral History. It took a huge team of professionals to pull it off.

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The Mountain Man Who Outran His Captors Barefoot and Naked. John Colter had to think fast to escape Blackfoot country.

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A Program to Guide You to College Success. First-generation college students do much better when they have personal guidance from trained counselors.

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When Don the Talking Dog Took the Nation by Storm. He only knew eight words, but was the hit of the vaudeville circuit.

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A Spring Drive in Nepal. A driver must have nerves of steel to avoid waterfalls cascading over the mountain road.

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The Heart-Racing Drama of Dissecting a Beached Whale. Dr. Joy Reidenberg shares stories from her unique job.

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The Robot-Operated Power Plant of the Future. One is already being built in Japan.

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7 Times People Were Awarded Lifetime Supplies Of Things. That's the way to make a few lifetime fans.

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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots?
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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots? Data from the MESSENGER probe proves the tiny planet is more interesting than we ever knew.

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How Antonio Banderas Conquered His Fear of Playing Picasso. The role of his hometown hero was intimidating before now.

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What Kind of Town Elects a Cat as its Mayor? The kind of town Talkeetna, Alaska, is.

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Where the Amish Go on Vacation. A neighborhood in Sarasota, Florida, is the place for an annual respite from normal work.

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8 Serious Hollywood Scenes That Looked Hilarious Before CGI. Don't let a look behind the scenes ruin your suspension of disbelief.

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A Cat Walks Into a Deli ... And the clerk helps him select a choice cut of meat.

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How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838. The Mudfog Association proposed using automatons to provide immersive entertainment.

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The Jewish Psychic Who Tricked Hitler. Erik Jan Hanussen was a master at manipulating gullible people, up to a point.

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