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Where Did Groundhog Day Come From? The holiday has a rich history, all based on the fact that we're tired of winter.  
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The 12 Most Absurd 30 Rock Moments to help you through series withdrawal. If I had known the show was this weird, I might have watched it at least once.
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Check Out These 40 Geeky Valentine’s Day Cards You Must. Just make sure the recipient will understand the reference before you send any of these.
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Are chick-lit novels bad for your self-esteem? A study out of Virginia Tech says it depends on how the protagonist feels about herself.
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10 Musical Artists Whose Personal Lives Overshadowed Their Work. The phrase "lucky to be alive" comes up over and over -at least for those who are still alive.
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Tropical Cyclone Oswald blew through and left the Sunshine Coast of Australia covered in a blanket of sea foam. This whole area looks likes a set from a weird science fiction universe.   
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The 39 Best Things Ever Said About Love. The very best are from Katharine Hepburn and Albert Einstein.  
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8 ridiculous Vladimir Putin publicity stunts. He's no joke to the Russian people under his thumb, but to us these photogenic deeds are hilarious.

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How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture
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Lucasfilm

How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture. When creating heroic tales, filmmakers still ask, "What would Indiana Jones do?"

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The Unexplained Dancing Plague and Other Epidemics of Yore. The power of suggestion is still the most logical explanation.

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Reanimation! Science Stories About Frankenstein. This seven-part video series features conversations with scientists on Mary Shelley's book and the issues it addresses.

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George Lucas's Plan for Star Wars 7 through 9, Starring Mid-Chlorians. No matter how much you dislike any of the new Star Wars films, you can tell yourself it could have been so much worse.

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The Recipes of Cleopatra. Her elixirs were well-regarded in the fields of cosmetics, gynecology, and alchemy.

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The Iroquois Theater Disaster. More than 600 people died in the stampede and conflagration, which led to new safety standards.

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The Secret to Loving Your Life. The first step is giving up on the notion that you are in control.

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10 TV Characters Who Were Inspired By Real People. Not all of them were happy about it.

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17 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads
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iStock

17 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads That Are Actually Really Helpful. You can never spend too much time bonding with your child.

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Raccoon and the Light. The cute animated story of a raccoon that found a flashlight shows what forest creatures do in the dark.

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Behind the Scenes at the National Zoo’s Kitchen. Catering to the needs and preferences of 1800 animals is no picnic.

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The Stanford Prison Experiment was Massively Influential, But Fraudulent. Shocking experiments become classics, while their irregularities and the failure to replicate their results are barely noticed.

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4 True Crime Stories Starring Famous Historical Figures. Featuring Abraham Lincoln, Arthur Conan Doyle, Queen Elizabeth, and Colonel Sanders.

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Bark In The Park Event Goes Sideways. What could possibly go wrong when you combine good dogs and flying baseballs?

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What Do Women Want? Pockets! There's no good reason we can't stash a phone as easily as men do.

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Why Father's Day Was 58 Years in the Making. It wasn't an official holiday until 1972!

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