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"Any relief you can provide someone ... is very rewarding." 6/30/18

Let's set the scene: you've just discovered your pup chewed away at your entire life savings. Or, last month's rent was suddenly burned to a crisp after being left in the oven. Bizarre mistakes happen, but what can you do? Submit a claim over to the U.S. Department of Treasury where Eric Walsh, assistant manager of the Mutilated Currency Division, will examine and reimburse you for your damaged stacks.

Inside World Cup's Sticker Collecting Craze

Where baseball has its cards, World Cup soccer has its stickers. For nearly 50 years, the Panini sticker album has become a well-worn, global ritual, where fans collect, trade and try to fill up their tome with as many players as possible. It all began during Mexico's World Cup in 1970; today, it's become a tradition nearly as treasured as watching the games themselves.

Dancing for Freedom in the Middle East

In Lebanon, a country where the LGBTQ community still faces extreme discrimination, a scene is emerging that gives everyone a safe space to celebrate and express themselves. It's voguing, a dance form created for and by people of color within the LGBTQ community in New York City in the 1980s. Now, dancers like Hoedy Saad are continuing the tradition in the Middle East. 

Japan's Eerie Garden of Stone Cold Stares

Hidden in the town of Osawano, Japan is a sculpture garden with 800 lifelike statues of Buddhist deities alongside replicas of real people. 

These Sapphire Tarantulas Are Losing Their Home

This true blue beauty is a gooty sapphire tarantula at the Dallas Zoo. Native to the forests of Gooty, a small town in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, these spiders' bright coloring comes from tiny hairs that line their body. 

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