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Dr. Seuss's Hats

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Hats off to Dr. Seuss! On the 75th anniversary of The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, the author's extensive hat collection is going on display and even on tour.
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The Walking Dead Drinking Game. Better memorize the rules ahead of time, because you're guaranteed to be smashed before it's all over!
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54 Fun Facts About Every ‘Best Album’ Grammy Winner. A great list even without the facts: I believe I've owned every one of them up through about 1995.
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Who's the cutest dog in a tutu? All of them!
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The Saturday Night Live parody of the Rosetta Stone language lessons are drawing complaints and a requests to purge it from the internet. No, it's not Rosetta Stone that's complaining -it's the government of Thailand.
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When lifelong segregationist Senator Strom Thurmond died at the age of 100, his 78-year-old daughter Essie Mae Washington-Williams finally let the world know that she existed. Washington-Williams, who died on Monday, was born to a 15-year-old black maid in Thurmond's house.
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The list is out of the ten most expensive cities to live in worldwide. And not a one of them is in the United States.
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The most common job for women is the same as it was in 1950. Predictions about the end of secretarial work only meant that the title was changed to administrative assistant.

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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