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Godspeed, John Glenn

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In Memoriam: Pictures From John Glenn’s Incredible Life. A true American hero.  
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Real Christmas Trees Or Fake Ones—Which Are Better For The Planet? The answer may surprise you.
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The Year in TV: The 15 Best Performances of 2016. The best actors no longer find television a step down from movies.
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The Marx Brothers' Early Career. They were refined in the crucible of live vaudeville shows.
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“BRAAAM!”: The Sound that Invaded the Hollywood Soundtrack. Its story is that of the evolution of the movie score.
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Celebrity Copycats: What It Takes to Be a Star Impersonator. A resemblance won't be enough to land the job.
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Airplane Etiquette. Just because your seat reclines doesn't mean that you have the moral right to do it.
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7 Great Places with Horrifying Names. Worth going to, if only for the purpose of telling people where you're going.

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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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