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

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

Confused About Measles? These Are the 9 Things You Need to Know
Confused About Measles? These Are the 9 Things You Need to Know

Recent measles outbreaks are raising questions about the measles virus. How serious is a measles… >>

From Beard Transplants to Misery Tourism: 5 Outrageous Trends
From Beard Transplants to Misery Tourism: 5 Outrageous Trends

It's not too late to hop on the bandwagon...or flee it in terror. >>

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

A Tragic Accident, Then One Woman's Bold Fight to Make Horse Racing Safer
A Tragic Accident, Then One Woman’s Bold Fight to Make Horse Racing Safer

Jo Anne Normile discovered a dark side to Thoroughbred racing that most fans don't know about. What… >>

8 Presidents Caught in Rare Candid Pictures
8 Presidents Caught in Rare Candid Pictures

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

Chilling Reincarnation Stories: Meet 3 Children Who Lived Before
Chilling Reincarnation Stories: Meet 3 Children Who Lived Before

Professor Jim Tucker thinks that past lives are possible. Here are three startling accounts of… >>

He Taught His Kids the Family Trade: Robbing Banks
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… >>

5 Judges Who Will Erode Your Faith in the System
5 Judges Who Will Erode Your Faith in the System

Most jurists warrant our respect. Then there are those who shake public trust. >>

5 Secret U.S. Government Operations, Revealed
5 Secret U.S. Government Operations, Revealed

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

What It's Like to Send Your Wife to Mars
What It’s Like to Send Your Wife to Mars

My wife wants to take a one-way trip to the red planet. Here's why I'm OK with that. >>

5 Military Battles That Were Won With Rock 'n' Roll
5 Military Battles That Were Won With Rock ‘n’ Roll

Sometimes the best offense is a good speaker system. >>

Remembering September 11: How America Has Changed
Remembering September 11: How America Has Changed

"Nothing will ever be the same" was our constant refrain after the terrorist attacks. But how… >>

5 Creative Ways Cops Are Cutting Down on Crime
5 Creative Ways Cops Are Cutting Down on Crime

Could these innovative ideas handcuff criminals? >>

Me and the Supreme Court
Me and the Supreme Court

Moments like this create the memories of a lifetime. >>

Jeff Bauman: One Year After the Boston Marathon Bombing
Jeff Bauman: One Year After the Boston Marathon Bombing

We spoke to the survivor on how his life has changed since April 15, 2013. >>

A Poison Runs Through It
A Poison Runs Through It

The author pulls no punches when a chemical spill threatens the water supply in his native West… >>

Real Rosie the Riveters: Rare Color Photos From WWII
Real Rosie the Riveters: Rare Color Photos From WWII

Meet a few of the extraordinary women who kept the American war effort running. >>

What It Was Like to Be Rosie the Riveter During WWII
What It Was Like to Be Rosie the Riveter During WWII

Three women share their stories of the American war effort—and prove that the real Rosies were… >>