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Everything you need to know about Winter Storm Nemo. Meteorologists are bracing for up to two feet of snow in parts of New England.
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Learning to cry on demand is a critical skill for actors. If you take it far enough, it could win you an Oscar.
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As seen from space: The eerie glow of the Antarctic aurora illuminates the continent.
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The Fascinating Phenomenon of Whistled Languages. Lovely to listen to; fairly impossible to master as an adult.
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Disney is leaving no stone unturned in using the Star Wars franchise. Every character may eventually get his own film, starting with Bobba Fett, young Han Solo, and maybe Yoda.
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Rats that were flushed from underground during hurricane Sandy have settled into comfy New York neighborhoods. Exterminators are busy, but overwhelmed by the task.
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The 40 Most Amazing Examples Of Coffee Foam Art. I'll have a plain cup on the side, please, because these are too pretty to drink!
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The Funniest and Meanest Things Bands Have Said About Their Fans. Well, musical talent and public relations savvy aren't necessarily expressed by the same genes.
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Cold War Tales: Operation Paul Bunyan. Two Americans were murdered in Korea over a poplar tree in 1976.

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The Real Gold Rush Wealth
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The Man Who Got Rich Off the Gold Rush ... Without the Gold. The folks who really prospered were those who provided goods and services to the prospectors.

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Five Elements and Substances That Turned Out Not to Exist. Science progresses with two steps forward and one step back.

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An American Werewolf in London Is Still the Best Horror Reimagining. A look back at the 1981 thriller.

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NASA's Ambitious Plan To Save Earth From A Supervolcano. And we might produce usable energy as a bonus.

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The Devil’s in the Details of These Dark Miniature Scenes. Artist Frank Kunert makes beautiful dioramas, but they each have something weird going on.

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Why Lottery Winners Make Dangerous Neighbors. It's not because they attract burglars.

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Your City's 'Ghost Signs' Have Stories to Tell. Craig Winslow has a unique method of preserving old painted walls without affecting the building itself.

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Iconic Plague Images Are Often Not What They Seem. What a real plague victim looked like was worse, but not as easily conveyed in a painting.

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The Last Solar Eclipse
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The Last Solar Eclipse. There will come a time when the moon is too far away to produce a solar eclipse.

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Nebraska's Fearless Maid. How Minnie Freeman saved her students during the blizzard of 1888.

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Confessions of a Costume Curator. Historic garments carry the ghosts of the people who once wore them.

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This Infant's Size Confirms a Concern Doctors Have Had for Years: Large babies as well as small babies can be an indication of problems ahead.

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18 Science Fiction Spacesuits, Ranked. They may look cool, but how safe and usable would they be in real life?

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The Haunting Magic of Ghost Buildings. They aren't there anymore, but they've left evidence of their existence on the shared walls of the adjacent buildings.

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Technology Could Make Us Immortal. (But there will be consequences.)

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6 Unexpected Consequences of a Solar Eclipse. Be ready for them.

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