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The Amelia Earhart Feuds

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The Obsessed, Feuding Searchers Still Looking for Amelia Earhart. They have their own competing theories, evidence, interpretations, and even lawsuits.
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These are the 10 worst Christmas songs. With videos so you can judge them yourself.
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Artificial People. Meet some early computer-generated personalities that left a mark.   
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How Scientists Accidentally Found the Man With the Largest Healthy Testicles. The "nugget of knowledge" was found buried in the methods section of a medical research paper.
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5 Places You Never Knew Were Penal Colonies. The old-school solution to crime was to export criminals to far-flung territories.
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Explore the curious (and sometimes creepy) traditions of funeral foods. The after-funeral buffet evolved from more gruesome practices.
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Portion Sizes: America vs. France. It's a matter of quantity vs. quality.
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Stunning Photos From the Peary-Henson North Pole Expedition. The 1909 expedition got plenty of pictures, but did not see Santa Claus.
 

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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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