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Strange and Lovely Dioramas

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9 of the Strangest and Loveliest Dioramas You'll Ever See. They're all on display to the public, in case you want to see the real thing.  
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Why Space Travel Can Be Absolutely Disgusting. Lack of gravity makes it hard to keep up with our waste products.  
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Metal music still has an unaddressed Nazi problem. Even as just a gimmick to sell music, Nazi motifs and imagery signal that these beliefs are okay, or even cool.
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Dune Tunes: Singing Sand Dunes. Some places make loud sounds with nothing but sand.
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The Hotline Hollywood Calls for Science Advice. Even if there's only one word changed, it's nice to have real scientists involved in movies.  
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The Slave Who Outwitted George Washington. Ona Judge was the one he never caught.
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Two sisters, one house, and a mystery. Lynda and Sheryl Waldman became recluses when their family fell apart.
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9 Creative Ways to Enjoy Cadbury Creme Eggs. Culinary inspiration from the Easter candy aisle.

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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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The Man Who Made John Gotti the Most Powerful Mobster in New York
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The German Who Made John Gotti the Most Powerful Mobster in New York. Hitman Joe Watts parlayed his insider knowledge into both money and respect.

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Why Boaty McBoatface is the Meme that Just Won’t Die. The good news is that it may mean the end of naming polls.

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The False Cheer of Office Parties Can’t Cure the Loneliness Epidemic. In other words, don't rely on your workplace for long-lasting friendships.

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Inside Connecticut’s Secret Museum of Retro-Future Oddities. The Space Age Museum has aliens, robots, rockets, and spaceships that you'll only see online, as the museum is not open to the public.

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What To Do If Your Parachute Fails. Told in a hurry because you Googled this when it happened to you.

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American Employers' Mindless Obsession with College Degrees. Requiring one is a shortcut for eliminating job candidates more than a necessary career qualification.

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11 Beloved Movies That Were Box Office Flops. Many of them were way ahead of their time.

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