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Explaining the Chinese Zodiac

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The Lunar New Year Festival is underway to welcome in the Year of the Snake. Maybe it's time for you to brush up on the Chinese Zodiac.  
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The Complete 2013 Grammy Awards Winners List. In case you were busy watching The Walking Dead last night.
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Who was the best dressed at the Grammys? The award ceremony had new rules about covering up, which led to a more formal look.
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A satire about Hitler in modern-day Berlin is the bestselling book in Germany. Six decades after his death, Er Ist Wieder Da (“He’s Back”) makes citizens and critics nervous.  
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Meet the Florida couple who are addicted to coffee enemas. As odd as that is, their willingness to tell everyone is so much weirder.
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How climate change contributes to blizzards and heavy snowfall. It sounds counterintuitive, but warmer winter storms can carry more moisture.  
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12 historic photos of the world's most formidable snowstorms. This is not the first time Boston was buried -nor the second.
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The Best Pickup Lines in Film History. They can still be used, too, if you want to impress a film lover.
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Why Only Some Grammar Rules Are Breakable. Which ones they are depend on the situation and how much of a grammar nazi you really want to be.  

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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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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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