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Dug, the Dapper Dino

Meet Dug, the giant metal lawn dinosaur of Redwood City, California. Dug dresses up for every holiday in various custom-made costumes.  
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Baby Musk Oxen Are Surprisingly Adorable. One youngster, er, calf, was nice enough to pose for plenty of pictures to prove it.
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10 Incredible Historic Flying Cars. They keep inventing these things, but we still don't use them every day like The Jetsons led us to believe we would.
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The Secrets to Not Being a Terrible Writer. Actually, none of these things would be a "secret" if you'd paid attention in English class.
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Great Moments in Animal Sports. Because no one dunks, blocks, or passes as well as a golden retriever -at least in the movies.
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UC Irvine professor Rainer Reinscheid was distraught after his teenage son committed suicide. Now he is accused of setting a string of arson fires, and may have planned to kill assorted high school employees.
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6 super-dedicated employees. Should we feel sorry for these folks who work so hard, or angry that they make the rest of us look bad?
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The Goose, The Gulf War, and The Jedi: Super Bowl Memories from Tampa Bay. The game this year is not in Tampa Bay (it's in New Orleans), but you'll enjoy reliving these stories from games past.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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