How George Lucas Brought Star Wars to the Big Screen. His original ideas were a far cry from what we eventually saw.

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Where Did the Prohibition on Combining Seafood and Cheese Come From? That was easier to determine than the reasoning behind the rule.

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Historical Portraits of People and Their Pets. Even before photography, they were important enough to be painted.

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The Surprisingly Intolerant History of Milk. Drinking it, keeping it safe, and profiting from it all caused scandals.

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Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot has Learned to Run and Jump—and Escape! The company unveiled a demonstration of the robot's new skills last week, and Auralnauts wasted no time in giving the footage a plot.

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12 Myths About Coffee You Need To Stop Believing Immediately. Scientists, who consume a lot of coffee, have checked them out for you.

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For 6 Decades, 'The Man With the Golden Arm' Donated Blood—and Saved 2.4 Million Babies. James Harrison's rare and valuable blood factor wouldn't have been found if he weren't so generous.

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Why Graduates Dress the Way They Do. Academic regalia has a long and symbol-rich history.