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Forever Mary Ann

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Dawn Wells: Forever Mary Ann. Gilligan's Island wouldn't have been the same without her.
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Star Trek: First Contact- 8 Amazing Things About The Best Next Generation Movie. These data points will make you reach for the DVD and watch it again.
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A talented pufferfish creates an underwater crop circle. All in the name of impressing a girl pufferfish.
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Succulent Cakes by Ivenoven. They feature a garden of agave, cactus, aloe, hen-n-chicks, and more, all made of buttercream frosting!
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An Unhappy Family Like No Other. The A.V. Club gives us a history of the program as an intro to a list (with video evidence) of the ten most essential episodes of Married… with Children.
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Why 'Wednesday' Isn't Pronounced the Way It's Spelled. The real question is, why is it spelled that way?
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Students who worked on the school newspaper wanted to find out more about their newly-hired principal, but what they found was disturbing. Less than a week after their findings were published, the principal resigned.
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10 Artworks Made from Matchsticks. They're like miniature boards for awesome miniature architecture.

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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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