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He Taught His Kids the Family Trade: Robbing Banks

Widower Scott Catt had a secret life as a bank robber. But when he wanted accomplices, he turned to… >>

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5 Secret U.S. Government Operations, Revealed

Get a classified tour of what's happened behind the closed doors of power in Washington: hidden… >>

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Cool Optical Illusions That Make You Look Twice

Believe it: These photographs of cool optical illusions and perspective definitely aren't what they… >>

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Meet Bailey, the Cat Who Loves to Sail

This meezer may be only three years old, but inside he's an old salt who appreciates the many joys… >>

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10 Great New Books From Small Presses

Good things come from small presses, and these novels, stories, and memoirs are top picks for… >>

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Word Power: Are You Smarter Than You Were in High School?

We've been saving up these words, from the Princeton Review's Word Smart: Genius Edition test-prep… >>

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Why Is Money Green and Other Fun Facts About Color

Ever wondered why wedding dresses are white, bubble gum is pink, and prize ribbons are blue? We… >>

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11 Motivational Quotes from Shel Silverstein

Find creative inspiration in these quotes, curated from interviews with the poetic and artistic… >>

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Twitter

That small blue bird has a few big secrets. >>

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8 Spots on Earth You Can Only Reach by Paddle

Breathtaking doesn't come easy. You can't reach these magical, magnificent places by either car or… >>