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Smithsonian's National Zoo

Return of the Panda Cam

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The Panda Cam Is Back, And Happiness Returns To The Universe. The new cub has grown and gained two pounds since the government shutdown darkened the feed.
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Why just carve a pumpkin when you can make it a work of art? Maybe these pictures will give you some inspiration.
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Watch a relationship grow and collapse in just five minutes. Just don't make the same mistakes with your significant other.
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Is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame obsolete? Inducting artists from 25 years ago means that many up for inclusion this year are not rock and rollers at all.
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The nation's smallest town has been bought by a Vietnamese entrepreneur. Buford, Wyoming, population 1, will now be PhinDeli Town Buford.
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11 Lessons That Jane Eyre Can Teach Every 21st Century Woman About How To Live Well. The underlying feminist philosophy was way ahead of its time.
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How The Walking Dead has surprised its most loyal fans. Those who read the comics can enjoy the TV show as a whole new story.
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The 5 Scariest Buildings in America. Knowing what happened inside can give you nightmares.

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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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