As its 50th anniversary approaches, Esquire’s Chris Jones tries to explain the longevity of Jeopardy!. “My belief is that Jeopardy! has survived and will continue to survive because it is hard.” And here’s Mental Floss with a brief history of the show.

+ Christopher Miller robbed a store and spent 13 years in prison. The day after he got out, he robbed the exact same store.

+ A pretty amazing rescue by the Houston Fire Department was caught on video.

+ Male university students in North Korea are now required to get the same haircut as Kim Jong-un.

+ Gwyneth and Chris don’t just break up. Welcome to the world of Conscious Uncoupling.