Silent Film GIFs Reveal the Special Effects Tricks of Early Cinema. The effort was worth it, as audiences were amazed.
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The Simpsons: How "Bart the Genius" Changed the TV Landscape. It wasn't supposed to be the series' first episode, but it was perfect.
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A 29-Year-Old Mayor Shares Insights of Holding Office. And advice on how you can get into an elected position.
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The Story Behind A Spooky Photo Of Fish Frozen In Wall Of Ice. It's a weird natural phenomenon, not an advertising stunt.
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22 American Food Quirks that the French Think Are Super Weird. We know they're weird, but some of them are quite delicious.
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U.S. Public Schools Are Suspending Millions of Students, With Little Reward. It eliminates the problem, but those problems are real students.   
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How to make any pancakes fluffier. Plus recipes to dress them up fancy.
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The Lasting Gifts of the Civilian Conservation Corps. It was make-work at the time, but we still enjoy what they built.