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Stunning, historic hotels from every state and the stories behind them

Stacker curated this list of stunning, historic hotels from every state. To be considered for inclusion, the structure must be more than 50 years old. Many of the selected hotels are listed on the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and several are purported to be haunted.

Award-winning TV shows that ended in controversy

Stacker curated this slideshow of 15 award-winning television shows with season finales that were met with controversy. All programs must have won at least an Emmy or Golden Globe in at least one category.

50 famous paintings and the stories behind them

This curated list of famous paintings delves into their hidden meanings as well as examines the particular social and political contexts in which they were created. A wide range of artistic movements are covered, including the Italian Renaissance, Post-Impressionism, and Modernism.

Greatest villains of 20th-century cinema

This story takes a deep dive into the 2003 American Film Institute’s list of the 50 greatest villains of all time, discussing their significance and cultural context. AFI criteria stipulated that all the characters must have been featured in full-length, English language, feature films.

30 best nature documentaries of all time

Stacker lists the 30 best nature documentaries, including single-season miniseries, as determined by IMDb’s 2019 user poll. BBC documentaries and the work of British nature historian David Attenborough dominate, as well as films confronting global warming.

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