Smokey (the) Bear is still keeping his watchful eye on America’s forests after 75 years on the job

The iconic advertising campaign originated as a way to protect the nation from its WWII enemies. Today, critics are asking if it’s causing harm as well as good.

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How the Volkswagen Beetle sparked America’s art car movement

When the Beetle was first introduced, Americans had never seen anything like it. Among art car enthusiasts, it became the ideal canvas for self-expression.

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Long before Armstrong and Aldrin, artists were stoking dreams of space travel

While the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing is an opportunity to celebrate a remarkable technological achievement, it’s worth reflecting upon the creative vision that made it possible.

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A booming international movie market is transforming Hollywood

Studios are starting to realize that diverse casts and diverse stories have a massive earning potential.

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The forgotten history of segregated swimming pools and amusement parks

Municipal swimming pools flourished in the 20th century. But too often, their success was based on the exclusion of African Americans.

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When America had an open prison – the story of Kenyon Scudder and his ‘prison without walls’

Scudder’s approach was grounded in trust and mutual respect. There would be no guards, no weapons, no walls and no uniforms.

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Woman tweets photo of her trick or treat handouts — and people can’t stop laughing

It’s that time of year again when costumed trick or treaters everywhere will be roaming neighborhoods seeking to fill bags, plastic pumpkins and pillowcases full of candy.

Are these…tricks or treats??

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Acid attack victims reverse expectations on the runway

It’s a fashion show to make a difference. The charity, ActionAid, organizes events to spread awareness about the hundreds of acid attacks that happen around the world each year. Each of the 15 models from Bangladesh had been attacked by men as a form of revenge, so they’d be humiliated, silenced and forced to hide from…

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Winnie Harlow leads the glamour at London Fashion Week

Matty Bovan saw his upcoming collection brought to life by the likes of Winnie Harlow, Georgia May Jagger and Hailey Baldwin on Saturday, as they kicked off day two of the five-day style event.

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Location scout for Netflix show Narcos shot dead in Mexico

Mexican location scout Carlos Munoz Portal has been shot to death in a violent region in central Mexico Monday while scouting for season four of Netflix’s hit show Narcos.

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