Celebrate the Goodfellas 25th Anniversary with a look behind the real life Lufthansa heist crew. They made great movie characters, but were horrifying friends and enemies.
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Finals Week, As Told By William Shakespeare. The Bard had many words of wisdom, although they won’t help if you haven’t studied.
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10 Really Smart People Who Did Really Dumb Things. The trouble starts when one begins to overestimate his invincibility.
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Schools Should Teach Kids To Think, Not Memorize. The problem is that critical thinking skills are hard to measure on standardized tests.
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10 Striking Works of Larger-Than-Life Street Art. Fifty-foot humans will not be ignored.
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Shipwrecks, Scurvy and Sea Otters: the Story of Naturalist Georg Wilhelm Steller. Marooned in Alaska for months, he passed the time discovering new animals.
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Enjoy Some Photographs Of Actual Caves And Icefalls On Planet Earth. They’re from Japanese photographer Hayato Wakabayashi’s stunning series titled “Gravity.”
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My advice to smart, hungry college grads: Be born rich. That will give you more advantages than education in the modern job market.
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8 Towns that are Numbered. Not just with zip codes; these are named after numbers.