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Soldiers used spent shells and casings to make trench art, like this brass bottle opener that was made during World War II. Michael Riordan

America’s hidden world of handmade pornography

One scholar spent a decade studying the ways everyday people drew, carved, glued, sewed and baked their own pornography.
Have you ever wondered why U.S. money is green? Yulia Grigoryeva/Shutterstock.com

Why is money green?

The color of American money goes back to the British colonies.

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