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The 11 Funniest Fish on the Web. Each photograph is just begging for a caption.
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On March 10, the first annual Symmys will be awarded for the best palindromes of 2012. Ten finalists in each of four categories are competing under the eye of linguists, palindromists, and celebrity judges like Weird Al Yankovic.
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Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday in the United States. As always, some people are against the whole idea of changing clocks. 
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The death of the American pun. It’s been replaced by hideous portmanteaus such as chillax, mansplaining, and bridezilla.
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The Year’s 21 Television Pilots Most Likely To Get A Greenlight. Familiar names seem more important than the concepts at this stage.
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The Sesame Street YouTube channel has reached their goal of a billion views. To celebrate the occasion, here's a new video featuring The Count.
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David Cameron’s Ambitious Plan To End Female Genital Mutilation. The British Prime Minister is set to announce a £35 million initiative to fight the practice globally. 
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The Horror Of A Female Driven Society (according to Silver Age comics). How awful that they start acting like men!
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How the wrong definition of 'literally' snuck into the dictionary. Etymologists have apparently thrown in the towel (but not literally) to the common modern usage.  

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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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