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Marine One, the President's Helicopter

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There is no other helicopter in the world like Marine One, the president's No. 1 getaway vehicle. It's as first-class as a helicopter can get.
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Human-robot marriage could be legal by 2050, experts say. But probably not that soon in America.
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The A.V. Club's Best of TV 2016, part one and part two. We had so much TV they couldn't fit it into one post.  
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Liquor Laws Around the World. Every nation limits drinking in their own way.
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The Worst Junk Science of 2016. Some is just bunk, other things got changed to make spectacular headlines.
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Meet Margaret Douglas, the Tudor that time forgot. She was never a monarch, but is the ancestor of many.    
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When Spinsters Couldn't Get Credit. Even working divorcees and widows lost out because a credit history belonged to their husbands until 1974.
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Clico: The Story of Franz Taaibosch. He was short, talented, and African, so he became a part of the freak show.

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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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