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What Hollywood Insiders Won’t Tell You About the Academy Awards

Break out your ballots: You may be just as qualified to pick the winners for the Oscar as some… >>

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11 Jerry Seinfeld Quotes on Comedy, Confidence, and His 3 Rules for Living

A collection of hilarious and thoughtful quotes from 
Jerry Seinfeld, a generation’s favorite… >>

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8 Rare, Vintage Photos That Prove Winters Were Brutal in the Past

Frigid temps dragging you down? Let these classic winter weather photos from the Library of… >>

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David Carr: 10 Blunt, Introspective, and Downright Inspiring Quotes

The New York Times media columnist, culture writer, and author was known for his shrewd criticism… >>

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The 31 Scariest Movies of All Time

We sorted through the scariest movies out there and picked the most ghoulish and jaw-dropping… >>

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6 Classic Books Retold Through Their Iconic Meals

In her book Fictitious Dishes, Dinah Fried photographs the food that symbolizes some of… >>

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Stolen Moments from America’s Hidden Gems: Barbershops

In his book Barbershops of America, Photographer Rob Hammer set out to find America's last genuine… >>

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Meet George Washington’s Dentist: Incredible True Tales About 5 Sidekicks Who Changed History

Without these sidekicks, we might not have had John Wayne's Western movies, Coco Chanel's little… >>

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Meet the Woman Who’s Spent 48 Years Sewing More Than 1 Million NFL Footballs

Jane Helser is an Ohio seamstress who has has a hand in every single Super Bowl football since the… >>

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Why I Broke Up With Football

A sportswriter and longtime fan won’t be tuning in to watch football anymore, and the reasoning… >>

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Stunning Wave Photos You Won’t Believe Are Real

Photographer Clark Little captures beautiful ocean and wave photos from an unbelievable… >>

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Halloween Around the World: Customs and Traditions

How do people celebrate their version of Halloween around the world? With less candy corn than… >>

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12 Stephen King Quotes on Fear, Fitting In, and Being Walt Disney’s ‘Evil Twin’

Enjoy our curated chat with Stephen King, the irrepressible thriller master. >>

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8 Stunning National Geographic Photos to Remind You How Wondrous Our World Is

Go on a journey around the globe—no passport needed!—via these images from a new National… >>

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Finish This Sentence: For One Day, I Would Like to Trade Places With …

If you could be anyone else for a day, who would it be? >>

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America’s Troops Speak Out: 43 Things They Wish You Knew About Shipping Out, Coming Home, and How Their Lives Change

We treasure our soldiers for what they do and stand for, yet how many of us know more than the… >>

On President George H.W. Bush's 65th birthday he is welcomed back to the White House by Richard Darman, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, in a gorilla costume.
8 Presidents Caught in Rare Candid Pictures

In these excerpted quotes from his book, Presidential Picture Stories, veteran photojournalist… >>

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Malcolm Gladwell on the Late Bloomer Phenomenon

If you haven't discovered your exceptional gift yet, you're in good company. Mark Twain, Alfred… >>

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Don’t Be a Sissy: Garrison Keillor’s Rules to Surviving a Minnesota Winter

The humorist makes a compelling case for embracing the cold. >>

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Why Does This Woman Have 362 Exotic, Endangered Birds Living In Her Backyard?

Sure, Michele Raffin has 35 aviaries to clean and many, many beaks to feed. But she does have help… >>