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The Toxic Avenger

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The Toxic Avenger: A Brief History of Troma's Superhero Franchise.The film that made Troma Studios what it was meant to be.
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The 'Angel of Rome' Dazzled Europe With His Voice — But at What Cost? Alessandro Moreschi was the last castrato of the Vatican choir.
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The Brutality Of The Barkley Marathons. A foot race so difficult that only 18 people have actually completed it since 1986.
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Why Delta Air Lines Paid Me $11,000 Not To Fly To Florida This Weekend. Getting bumped can be profitable if the stars align correctly.
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In the summer of 1909, a U.S. congressman who was a former pro baseball player suggested a friendly game between Republicans and Democrats. The game ended with 36 runs, 43 hits, and 14 errors, and gave the newspapers a field day.
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How not to pull a tree stump out of the ground. It's been here longer than you have, and will mess you up.
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2 secrets for a better life from ancient Chinese philosophers. Confucius believed that behavior shapes our temperament.
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Make Your Own Easter Basket Treats! From chocolate bunnies to Peeps, made with love.

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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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