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Key West Epitaphs

Peter Dutton via Flickr // CC BY 2.0
Peter Dutton via Flickr // CC BY 2.0

The Witty Epitaphs of Key West Cemetery. That's one way to make sure people visit your grave.
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Here’s what it’s like to be a ‘Quiet Tiny Asian’ every single day. A YouTube series by SJ Son and Ginny Leise get the heart of the matter in minute-long vignettes.  
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Ornithologists Tim Gallagher and Martjan Lammertink went looking for the possibly-extinct Ivory-bill woodpecker in the protected Ojito de Agua area of eastern Cuba. “This gives you a little idea of how hard it is to study these birds. And why nobody’s doin’ it.” 
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The Political Cartoon That Explains the Battle Over Reconstruction. Andrew Johnson was no Abe Lincoln.
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That Viral Story About a Japanese Man Crushed to Death by His Porn Collection is Totally Fake. How an everyday tragedy became an uncontrollable tale.
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This 'Random Act of Kindness' Highlights a Sad Reality. Schoolchildren shouldn't be hungry in the first place.
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The hunt for better psychiatric drugs. After decades of decline in drug development, we may have some new tools to point the way.
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11 Video Games That Embarrass You for Poor Play. Just in case you want to show off in front of people.

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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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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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