The Storied, International Folk History of Beauty and The Beast. The tale is old as time, and can be found all around the world.
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A day in the life of a gelada. The world's only grass-eating monkeys are even weirder in their sleeping habits.
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Johnny Weissmuller: Everybody's Favorite Tarzan. Champion swimmer, movie star, and identity thief.
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When Medieval Monks Couldn't Cure the Plague, They Launched a Luxe Skincare Line. The Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella is an 800-year-old company that's still doing well.
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Why The Godfather Almost Didn't Happen. The studio didn't like anything about it, and neither did the Mafia.
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Most American Cities Once Had Red-Light Districts. City officials didn't mind prostitution, drinking, and gambling, as long as they kept it in one neighborhood.
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How one man survived alone in the wilderness for 27 years. Chris Knight just wanted to be alone.
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11 Interesting Facts About Being on the Service Staff at the White House. There are rules -lots of them.