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Playing God (in the Movies)

Playing God (in the Movies)

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Women in Medicine: Dr. Anandi Joshee

Miss Cellania

Anandabai Gopal Joshee was not only the first Indian woman to receive a Western medical degree, but also the first known Hindu woman to travel to America.

Dissecting a Sandwich

Sonia Weiser

The Missing Links: Super Secret Household Hiding Spots

Colin Patrick

The Top IMDb Rated Movie Set in Each State

Alvin Ward

If you were in charge of the ratings, which movie would take the top spot for your state?

9 Things We Learned About ‘Saved by the Bell’ From Dennis Haskins’ AMA

Jennifer M Wood

Dennis Haskins, a.k.a. Mr. Belding, gave the lowdown on ‘Saved by the Bell’ in last night’s Reddit AMA.

11 Writers Who Started Late

Caitlin Schneider

Forget “under 30” or even “under 40” lists. Some of the world's most celebrated writers didn’t hit their literary stride until their mid-forties or later.

How Susan B. Anthony Fought the Law in 1872

Erin Blakemore

'The Making of Star Wars,' 1977 Documentary

Chris Higgins

C-3PO and R2-D2 guide you through the making of Star Wars in this 1977 TV special.

11 Things You Might Not Know About ‘Lord of the Flies’

Michael Arbeiter

A fixture of English class syllabi, William Golding’s 1954 novel Lord of the Flies keeps winning over new generations of readers.

A Brief History of the High Five

Jessica Bloustein Marshall

Today is National High Five Day! Here's a look at the evolution of the celebratory hand gesture.

Name the Most Populous States (Without Missing One)

Without naming one of the 25 least populous.

Michelangelo's 'David' on the Duomo Roof

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11 Awesome Axolotl Facts

Rebecca OConnell

With big branch-like gills, lizard-like limbs, and a cute perma-smile, it’s hard not to fall in love with the axolotl.

How Far Can You Fall and Still Survive?

Jake Rossen

11 Delicious Facts About Bagels

Roma Panganiban

Here’s everything you need to know about the Polish treat that took New York by storm.

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