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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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5 Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors
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Five Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors. Our genes are largely the result of travel and intermingling.

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The Top 10 National Parks You've Probably Never Heard Of. One of them may be closer to you than you thought.

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The Well-Dressed Suffragist. If you're going to protest, you'll need to buy a charming new hat.

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The Presidential Portrait That Was the “Ugliest Thing” LBJ Ever Saw. (The artist did not take that comment kindly.)

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In the game Robot Mind Meld, the object is to come up with the same word as a robot in as few steps as possible. Keep in mind that the robot is not as intuitive as you are.

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The Father Of Artistic Figure Skating. It was all about making a perfect figure 8 on the ice until Jackson Haines came along.

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Amazon's Big Gamble on Grocery Delivery. What impact could a giant competitor have on existing businesses?

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President John Tyler's Grandsons Are Still Alive. Tyler took office in 1841, and eventually had 15 children.

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Welcome to the Year of the Dog
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Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Dog.

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The Evolution of Marvel’s Black Panther. Introduced in 1966, the character hits the big screen this weekend.

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The Very Real History of Death Stars. Germany, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. have all drawn up plans for weaponized satellites.

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The Karate Kid gets a modern makeover with Cobra Kai. Daniel and Johnny will revive their unresolved conflicts as older adults in the YouTube Red series.

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How the “Heart Balm Racket” Convinced America That Women Were Up to No Good. Sensational cases of gold diggers meant the end of breach of promise lawsuits.

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What Europe's Oldest Wine Tells Us About Ancient Sicilians. Samples hidden in a cave thousands of years ago hold clues to their everyday lives.

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15 of the World's Most Stunning Winter Destinations. You still have time to book a trip before the tourist season starts.

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