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The Election Scandal of 1880

The Enduring Mystery of James A. Garfield’s Immigration Scandal. A fake news story almost cost him the election.   
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In the Greenhouse. How we developed the ability to grow plants indoors.
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Olly the Jack Russell’s hilariously bad run at the Cruft's agility course will brighten your day. Ignore the technicalities and feel his energy and joy.
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Young men in Minnesota spend all year on their hair for a unique competition. The 2017 Minnesota State High School All Hockey Hair Team has been unveiled. 
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Most Americans didn’t even want us to land on the moon. It seemed like an awfully big expense just to outshine the Soviets.
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For Steve McQueen, Racing Motorcycles Was No Act. His best friend and stuntman will tell you all about it.
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Turkish artist Aydın Büyüktaş warps landscapes to make Inception-style images. They are beautiful, but might make you a little woozy.
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20 Songs You Might Not Know Were Covers. With videos so you can compare them.

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The History of Monopoly
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Elizabeth Magie and the History of the Board Game Monopoly. What it became was a far cry from her original intention.

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How North American Bison Ended Up in the Swiss Alps. Several Alpine herds are all descended from one farmer's crazy idea.

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South Georgia Island Is Officially Free of Its Bird-Killing Rodents. The invasive species wrecked the balance of nature for 250 years.

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Listen to These Auditory Illusions When You’re Bored With Laurel and Yanny. Learn about five ways your brain affects what you hear.

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Everybody Once Thought Stegosauruses Could Actually Fly. Early fossil finds led one paleontologist into wild speculation about the dinosaur.

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The Truth About the First Academy Awards and the Dog Rin Tin Tin. He was a good boy, but not an Oscar winner.

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Las Vegas is everything right—and wrong—with sports right now. Stadiums built with tax money rarely benefit the taxpayers.

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15 Life Hacks to Make Doing the Dishes a Breeze. Make them a habit to save yourself time and trouble.

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Queen Will, Queen Will Rock You in the Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer
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Queen Will, Queen Will Rock You in the Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer. Starring Rami Malik as Freddie Mercury, the film covers the rise of Queen from 1970 to 1985.

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These Photos Show How Much Public Transportation Has Changed In America. Imagine traveling on a turnpike in a horse and buggy.

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The Jaguar Is Made for the Age of Humans. An encounter in the wilderness of Peru’s Candamo Valley highlights the uniqueness of the Western Hemisphere's biggest cat. 

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The Truth Behind Jeff Goldblum’s Iconic Jurassic Park Shirtless Scene Finally Emerges. It wasn't in the original script.

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A New Study Brings Us Closer to Understanding if Jupiter's Moon Europa Could Host Alien Life. Data from the Galileo mission two decades ago indicates water on the surface.

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How to Make Perfect Fried Rice. Although it is "perfect," commenters suggest variations for different tastes anyway.

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I Love Department Stores. They make shopping a unique and pleasant experience.

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12 Habits That Are Costing You Money. Changing the little things can add up over time.

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