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Did Billy the Kid Live Until 1950?

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The Old Man Who Claimed to Be Billy the Kid. Ollie “Brushy Bill” Roberts convinced quite a few people he was the famed outlaw.
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Visiting the Anza Borrego Super Bloom. The desert hasn't been this colorful in more than ten years.
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These Fish Inject Predators With Opioid Venom and That's Not Even the Coolest Part. The tiny fangblennie is impressing evolutionary scientists with its tiny teeth.    
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Freemasonry Forsaken: 16 Abandoned Masonic Lodges, Temples and Halls. Secret societies can't fill a big man cave anymore.
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The Myth of Professional Beggars Spawned Today’s Enduring Stereotypes. If the undeserving poor were punished enough, they'd stop being poor.
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Alex Yeatts created what appear to be natural geodes, but they're entirely edible chocolate and rock sugar! It took him six months to perfect the technique.  
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The secret monopoly behind America's outrageous drug prices. Martin Shkreli is more the rule than the exception.
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Bare Skin! 'Hussies'! Miss America's Scandalous Beginnings.

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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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