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Featured Article: Chicken

Free range chickens
The chicken is one of humankind's most common and wide-spread domestic animals. The chicken is believed to be descended from the wild Indian and south-east Asian red junglefowl. They are members of the pheasant, family of birds. Chickens benefit humans greatly as a source of food, both from their meat and their eggs. People in many cultures have admired the good qualities of chickens and have created useful and beautiful breeds. On the other hand, chickens have often been the victims of human cruelty, in cockfighting and inhumane practices in modern factory farms.

Popular Article: Dorothy Lamour

Dorothy Lamour, circa 1940
Dorothy Lamour (December 10, 1914 – September 22, 1996) was an American actress and singer. Lamour began her career in the 1930s as a big band singer. In 1936, she moved to Hollywood, where she signed with Paramount Pictures. Her appearance as Ulah in The Jungle Princess (1936) brought her fame and marked the beginning of her image as the "Sarong Queen." She is best remembered for having appeared in the Road to... movies, a series of successful comedies starring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope. Her role began in 1940 with the Road to Singapore and ended with the sixth film in the series, Road to Bali, which was released in 1952.

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Baekdu (Changbai) Mountain, a dormant volcano between China and North Korea, has one of the highest crater lakes in the world, called "Heaven Lake" (source: Baekdu Mountain)

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