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The Gates of Hell

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Peter Andersen via Wikimedia Commons // CC BY-SA 3.0

11 Hidden Spots to Enter the Underworld. “The Gates of Hell” are found all over the world.  
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Three Nobel Prize Winners Who Went Bonkers. Genius is no safeguard against mental illness.
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Why a Historian Had to Prove the Holocaust Happened in Court. She did it, without having to subject Auschwitz survivors to another ordeal.
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Fake Food. You can thank William A. Mitchell for developing quite a few modern, um, edibles.
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Judd Apatow Commits Career Suicide with Chris Gethard. Feel the tension between the haves and the have-nots.
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What makes someone a ‘person of color’ or ‘white’ in America? Sometimes the divide is a matter of language or religion instead of ancestry or skin tone.
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We can't even pick our favorite of these knockoff Halloween costumes. Manufacturers go to ridiculous lengths to avoid infringement charges.
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Gruesome Halloween Party Food and Creepy Halloween Party Food. In case you're throwing the party everyone will be talking about.

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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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