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How Fashion Trends Arise

With the growing popularity of “fast fashion,” or designs that move quickly from the runway to retail chains, many wonder how their favorite styles first arise. The Onion breaks down the process step by step

SpaceX’s Plan To Colonize Mars

SpaceX founder Elon Musk continues to lay the groundwork to attempt the human colonization of Mars. Here’s a step-by-step guide to his plan:

Bill Clinton Resting Up To Sit Upright At Next Debate

CHAPPAQUA, NY—Stating that the former commander-in-chief had his sights squarely set on next Sunday, spokespeople for the Hillary for America campaign informed reporters Wednesday that Bill Clinton is currently resting up in preparation for another evening of sitting upright at the next presidential debate.

Cyclist Clearly Loves Signaling Turns

MILWAUKEE—Judging by the firm outward thrust of the woman’s arm and the length of times she held the gestures, witnesses confirmed Wednesday that a local bicycle rider clearly loves signaling turns.

Fact-Checking The First Presidential Debate

Addressing issues ranging from national security to trade to their personal controversies, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump squared off in the first presidential debate Monday. The Onion takes a look at the validity of their bolder claims:
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Historical Archives: To-day In American History

In TENNESSEE, famed United States Senator and long-time Governor of Louisiana, Henry JOHNSON, will be born later To-day.

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An Other Family Spends Quiet Evening Gathered Around Oil Painting.

A pleasant EVENING was spent, by the Culleafer Familie, this Friday last, in quiet Contemplation while Gather'd about their newly-boughten, full-colour 12-handsbreadth OIL PAINTING; and the Minutes, the Culleafers did say, flew by as the admir'd the rendered Countenance of Patriarch Thomas Culleafer, said by all who Viewed the Scene to be a Thing that Must Be SEEN every Thorsday at eight o'clock in the evening, tho' some have opined that this activity will surely rot the Brain.

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