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The Unceasing Cessna Hacienda

In 1958, one heavily modified airplane flew out of Las Vegas with a single objective: Don’t land.
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The Kingpin of Shanghai

From the depths of poverty, Du Yuesheng rose through Shanghai’s underworld to become one of the most influential, and overlooked, figures in modern China.
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Hard to Swallow

When it came to protests, America’s lower classes at the turn of the century had a bevy of galling circumstances to c...
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To Hell With Facebook

The earliest known version of the idiom "the straw that broke the camel's back" was written by the English philosophe...
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Capital, Punished

Located 350 km (217 miles) southeast of Puerto Rico, the British island of Montserrat is sometimes called 'The Emeral...
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The Traveler and His Baggage

In Nazi-occupied Paris, “Dr. Eugène” offered Jews an alternative to deportation, slavery, and death camps. But the escape network was not what it seemed.
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A Taste of Italy

In the mid-1800s, Italy was consumed by two parallel fights: one to rid itself of Austrian domination (a holdover fro...
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Fifteen Years Forsaken

A true story of castaways on a lost and hostile scrap of land, all thanks to some meddlesome Frenchmen and terrible luck.
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Pushing the Envelope

As is often the case with people in dangerous professions, the Apollo astronauts found that life insurance policies w...
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The Comforts of the Throne

In the days when hunting was a more common pursuit than it is today, those involved in the job cultivated a taxonomy...
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