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People are lucky-they can lie about their age. Whales hunted by the Inuit that over decades get hunks of harpoon stuck in them? Not so much.
The story of 'Lucky' Yamaguchi who survived both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear bombs in 1945.
Thanks to some scraps of DNA and a lot of scientific ingenuity there's hope that some long-extinct creatures may walk the Earth again.
If you happen to be riding the subway in Moscow be sure to bring along a dog biscuit or two. Strays in the city know how to get around on the subway, which makes it official: commuting is for the dogs.
A hero can come in many shapes and sizes, and as we like to point out sometimes they can also be covered in fur or feathers. #awesome
These foods might be unusual to you, but they're common in other cultures.
Some conspiracies might be full of malarky, but these theories turned out to be not-so-crazy.
A fence along the U.S./Mexico border is nothing new, but why all the insistence now about turning this molehill of security into a mountain?
This man spent 30 years planting a forest bigger than Central Park to create a new ecosystem and save his island home.
Think you've been stuck in some ridiculous traffic jams? You won't believe what drivers in China are dealing with.
Wondering why hurricanes seem to be getting worse over the years? Guess why.
Have a bucket list started and need to fill a couple of spots? Take a look at some of the worldly epicness awaiting you out there.
These animals will be forever ruined for you.
Robert Smalls was a slave desperate for freedom for he and his family. When a dangerous opportunity to escape presented itself, he took it.
The waters around Australia are hiding some bizarre creatures in the depths, and some of them look like they're not from this planet.
The legacy of Jack Daniel's original master distiller was unknown for a century, shrouded in the South's slave-labor past.
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There's a subtle way to rob a bank, and then there's a full-tilt, no-holds-barred way to rob a bank.
Women were vital to America's war effort during the 1940s, & the country's female pilots notched 60 million miles in the air proving it.
During the 9/11 attacks if it floated, it was needed. Half a million New Yorkers rescued by a Coast Guard-led fleet of tugboats and yachts.
You know their creations, but these inventors aren't proud of their handiwork.
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Forget math and physical education, try these much more unique subjects.
1980s cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar left Colombia with a long-lasting parting gift: the hippo.
If you don't mind severe burns, animal cruelty, concussion-by-cheese-wheel or even death then these high-risk festivals might be for you.
Japan's Gluck Kingdom is an abandoned German-themed amusement park that mysteriously closed its gates 10 years ago.
Hair of the dog? Chugging raw eggs? Here's where cures for the dreaded hangover originated.
Larry Brilliant is a rock 'n' roll doctor whose epic journeys have lead him from Grateful Dead tours all the way to helping cure smallpox.
Some call it the Well to Hell, others say it's just plain deep. There's nothing else like it on Earth, but now we want to go even deeper.
These objects might not be quite as powerful as a locomotive, but they might be faster than the average cheetah.
China has a plan, & it's a doozy. It only involves trillions of dollars in potential spending & more than half the planet's population.
No one is supposed to like Adolf Hitler or the Nazis. His family didn't, which is why his nephew joined the US Navy to fight against him.
It's astounding what life will do to adapt and survive, no matter the environmental extremes it's surrounded by.
54 men beat & kick one another senseless on a dirt field while fighting for a ball. Sound like fun to you? Check out Calcio Storico.
They came, they saw, they kicked some serious Nazi ass. These amazing women all went beyond the call of duty in their fight for freedom.
There's a $110 billion nuclear clean-up waiting to happen in America. Welcome to the Hanford Nuclear Site, the most toxic place in America.
Sure, bees may sting us on occasion but it's a small price to pay for all the great stuff we get to eat because of them. It's not just about the honey-if bees were to disappear our diets would never be the same.
New Yorkers are a hardy breed, & the amazing fact that their not-too-distant relatives used to eat raw oysters from the Hudson proves it.
We all feel them, even if we don't know what to call them. Let us give those feelings a name so at least you can stop worrying about it.
Can we bring the nuclear fusion power of the sun & stars to Planet Earth? The new documentary Let There Be Light follows the scientists who think we can.
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