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Editing Hollywood for China

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Here’s how China changed a bunch of big Hollywood movies. Producers are happy to go along with whatever can get their films into that lucrative market.
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Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccino is set to make its official debut on Wednesday. But some folks have already taste-tested the flavor-changing drink for us.
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The Modern Era's Most Destructive War Took Place in … Paraguay. In six years, 90 percent of the country's adult men were killed.
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The COPS Story. The networks didn't want the show, but it's still going 28 years later.
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The Soviets Made A Real Doomsday Device In The '80s And The Russians Still Have It Today. But what good is a deterrence system if the other side doesn't know about it?  
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The New Star Wars Theme Parks will be Fully Immersive. The places you go and the things you do will have consequences—choose wisely.
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The Hatfields and the McCoys were related to each other in many surprising ways. See the tangled family trees of the feuding clans.
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The Real People Behind 10 Fashion Houses. They were either born into it or overcame difficulties to get there.

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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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