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Movies
10 Stirring Facts About Cocktail
Tom Cruise admitted that the film was not a "crowning jewel" in his career, but—nearly 20 years later—it's still a beloved guilty pleasure.... READ ON
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7 Food and Drink Hacks Based on Math and Science
Learning never tasted so good.... READ ON
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19 Things You Might Not Know Were Invented by Women
Necessity isn't the only mother of invention. Though it wasn't always easy to get patents or the credit they deserved, women are responsible for many items we use today.... READ ON
Movies
10 Sundance Film Festival Gems That You Can Stream Right Now
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9 Women Changing the Future of Robotics
Look to these brilliant women for what to expect from the robots of tomorrow.... READ ON
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5 Criminals Who Claimed to Have Multiple Personalities
Accused criminals have used some wild excuses to explain away their crimes.... READ ON
Words
11 Idioms for Exhausted from Across the United States
Just because you’re tired doesn’t mean your language has to be.... READ ON
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5 Elements of a Great Joke
See a breakdown of how a master comedian like Louis C.K. puts together a joke.... READ ON
The Presidents
35 Fascinating Facts About Presidential Inaugurations Past
From drunk VPs to poisoned pigeons, anything can happen on Inauguration Day—and often does.... READ ON
Live Smarter
Need More Dough? 7 Side Gigs to Consider
Uber and Airbnb aren't your only options.... READ ON
Politics
9 Facts You Should Know About Maggie Hassan
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History
10 of History's Best Compliments
They range from heartfelt and historically significant to bold, backhanded, or bizarre.... READ ON
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12 Secrets of Caterers
No, they don't make everything from scratch.... READ ON
Movies
9 Hardened Facts About Charles Bronson
He took up smoking at age 9.... READ ON
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5 Things You Didn't Know About Edgar Allan Poe
You’ve read Edgar Allan Poe’s terrifying stories. You can quote “The Raven.” How well do you know the writer’s quirky sense of humor and code-cracking abilities, though?... READ ON
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10 Playful Facts About Neopets
Neopets introduced many kids to economics, HTML, and the challenges of pet care.... READ ON

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