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Nativity Scenes—2016 Versions

Throughout history, the Christmas story has been a popular subject for artists, often with a focus on the most iconic of Bethlehem imagery: the sheep, ...


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Why Blockbuster Failed and Netflix Succeeded

At the turn of the century, Blockbuster reigned supreme in the video rental industry. If your family craved a movie night, someone likely had to drive ...


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Leader Turns Graffiti Vandals into Artists

In the early 1980s the city of Philadelphia had a huge problem with graffiti. The mayor established the Anti-Graffiti Network, committed to combatting ...


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New Year's Celebrations from Around the World

How do you prepare for the New Year? Here are some interesting New Year's traditions from around the globe:

  • In Siberia it is tradition to dive into a frozen lake while holding a tree trunk, which is placed underneath the ice.

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Japanese Art Finds Beauty in Imperfection

According to Japanese legend, a young man named Sen no Rikyu sought to learn the elaborate set of customs known as the "Way of Tea." He went to tea master ...


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86-Year-Old Marathoner Dies with Her Shoes On

Eighty-six year old Joy Johnson, a veteran of 25 New York City marathons, died with her running shoes on. Johnson, who was the oldest runner in this year's ...


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Father and Son Restore a Beautiful Old Car

Editor's Note: The following is a fictitious story but it's a beautiful way to illustrate God's work to restore his fallen creation or his power to restore ...


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Mythbusters: You Can Teach Old Dogs New Tricks

In 1523, an English animal trainer named John Fitzherbert said, "The dog must be trained when he is a whelp, or else it will not be [trained]; for it ...


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Many Cultures Still Don't Have a Word for Boredom

Science writer Winifred Gallagher argues that what we call boredom (which she defines as "the unpleasant sense that there is nothing that interests you"), ...


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Social Security Administration Declares Living People Dead

Of the 2.8 million deaths reported to the Social Security Administration last year, approximately 14,000 people's names were incorrectly entered in their ...


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