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Animated Indiana Jones

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Patrick Schoenmaker produced an awesome opening sequence for an animated Indiana Jones TV series. There is no animated Indiana Jones TV series, but if this was real, we’d sure watch.
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A Canadian Bride’s Broken Zipper Was Fixed By A Syrian Refugee Staying Next Door. The master tailor didn’t speak any English, but saved the wedding with his skills.
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Horses Can Be Taught to Communicate With Us Using Symbols. Particularly if it gets them a nice warm blanket.
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Flavorwire’s Guide to Independent Movies You Need to See in October. Call your local art house to request they be booked.
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We Wore The Same Outfits To Work All Week. It was Thursday before anyone noticed.  
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The Mystical Early Pennsylvania Settler Who Lived in a Cave. Johannes Kelpius was a devout Protestant who also practiced astrology, numerology, and alchemy.
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How an L.A. Printer Kept the Art of the Album Cover Alive. Read about the history and the art of record jacket printing.
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How the 'war on drugs' actually encourages drug addiction. And fills all our prisons.

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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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