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Movies
15 Killer Facts About Zodiac
7. It was Jennifer Aniston who suggested Jake Gyllenhaal and Mark Ruffalo for the film.... READ ON
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8 Women Who Changed Comedy Forever
Today’s comediennes stand on the shoulders of many hilarious women who came before them.... READ ON
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12 Surprising Facts About Party of Five
In the pantheon of '90s coming-of-age dramas, this beacon for angsty teens and disjointed families often gets overlooked.... READ ON
Science
15 Women Who Have Won Science Nobel Prizes Since Marie Curie
Marie Curie famously snagged two Nobel Prizes, but many other women have also been awarded the Physics, Chemistry, and Physiology or Medicine Nobels, too. Here are their stories.... READ ON
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7 New Minerals Created by Human Activity
These new minerals have been found in mines, shipwrecks, and even inside museum drawers.... READ ON
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12 Facts You May Be Missing About Richard Simmons
An anonymous note left on his car window changed Simmons's life forever.... READ ON
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8 Movie Sequels Made Without Permission
Don't ask Martin Scorsese why someone made a sequel to 'Raging Bull.' He has no idea.... READ ON
History
9 Women Who Helped Win the American Revolution
Women played vital roles in the Revolution, serving as soldiers, raising morale, and even spying on the enemy.... READ ON
Movies
15 Thrilling Facts About Basic Instinct
The erotic thriller was an unexpected hit.... READ ON
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15 Heartwarming Facts About Mister Rogers
Though he passed away in 2003, Fred Rogers remains an icon of kindness for the ages.... READ ON
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9 Ways to Celebrate the Spring Equinox
Twice a year the Sun sits vertically above the equator, giving us nearly equal day and night everywhere on the planet.... READ ON
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8 Vintage Hairstyling Products Your Grandmother Probably Swore By
She wouldn't have been caught dead without her creme rinse.... READ ON
Movies
12 Hair-Raising Facts About Eraserhead
10. David Lynch will never tell how the "baby" was made.... READ ON
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19 Things You Might Not Know Were Invented by Women
Necessity isn't the only mother of invention. Though it wasn't always easy to get patents or the credit they deserved, women are responsible for many items we use today.... READ ON
Science
10 Facts About Being a Climate Scientist—From Climate Scientists
What exactly is a climate scientist, and how do they make sense of the complicated systems that rule our lives on the planet?... READ ON
Words
9 Old Words for Ignorance
Next time you feel the urge to make your sparring partner aware of his lack of knowledge, soften the blow with one of these old-timey terms for ignorance.... READ ON

The name "The Birdman of Alcatraz" is a bit of misnomer: Robert Stroud was allowed to keep birds when he was incarcerated at Leavenworth, but not when he was transferred to Alcatraz.

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