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Your Super Bowl Guide

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A casual fan's guide to Super Bowl 51. If you're only going to watch one football game this year, you may as well learn something about it.  
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18 Super Bowl Snacks That Make Watching Football Worth It. The best part of the game!
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10 Oddball Questions Scientists Have Genuinely Tried to Answer. Some lend themselves to experimentation, others are just weird.
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What Would Happen If You Never Got Up From Your Seat? After I read the answer, I felt the need to start a load of laundry, make the bed, and  walk around the yard.
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Would You Believe… the Get Smart Story. The TV show about an intelligence agency with no intelligence.  
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10 Must-Read Books for February. Feed your head something besides news and politics.
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Is Costa Rica the world’s happiest, greenest country? Diverting military funds to health and education paid off for them.
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15 Common Expressions Younger Generations Won't Understand. They're based on technology we no longer use.

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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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