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Hearts, Love, and Sex

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Heart Shaped Meals for Valentines Day. That is, if you really want to make your romantic dinner into an unambiguous message.
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This is your brain in love. Sure, it can be boiled down to a chemical reaction and a learning experience, but it sure feels good!  
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Can Shakespeare Help You Score This Valentine's Day? Brush up on what the Bard wrote about sex -there's plenty of it!
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7 tricks zoos use to get endangered animals to mate. You think planning a romantic date for your valentine is difficult -try and figure out what will seduce a tortoise or cheetah!
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If all this Valentine's Day sentiment is making you feel lonely, might as well run with it. Here are some internet pictures, songs, and videos to help you wallow in your sorrow.
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A $9 minimum wage can be only a good thing in the long run. After all, those making such wages are the ones who are spending money in a poor economy.
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Behind the Scenes at the 2013 Westminster Dog Show. See how the pups get primped and posed for posterity.
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Fan Favorite ‘Uncle Scrooge’ Artist Don Rosa Quits Comics. And he has some choice things to say about the way Disney treats comic artists.
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19 Things You Might Not Know About Fleetwood Mac. Featuring rare musical clips of familiar tunes.

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Volcanic Eruptions Under Antarctic Ice
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Solid Evidence of Eruptions Under Antarctic Ice. Over 100 volcanoes, hidden under ice sheets, could destabilize the continent.

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In 1859, the United States and Britain Almost Went to War Over a Pig. The farmers of San Juan Island called in the troops to determine sovereignty once and for all.

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The Contentious Physics of Wiffle Ball. An engineer explains his experiments to find out why it curves.

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A Fortune Lost at Sea: Ship Sinks with California Gold Rush Treasure. Hundreds died, and the loss of gold caused several banks to fail.

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How Don Hewitt Invented 60 Minutes and Changed Journalism Forever. The show is beginning its 50th year on the air.

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This Ghost Town was Aiming Nuclear Missiles at America from Just 125 Miles Away. Gudym, on the eastern edge of Russia, is now just a shell of its former self.

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How Scientists are Revolutionizing Beer. Small batches of craft beer enable brewers to experiment and innovate.

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Welcome to One of the World's Last Matriarchal Societies. Kihnu, an island off the coast of Estonia, is struggling to preserve its culture.

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Why Denmark is the World's Happiest Country
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5 Reasons Why Danes Are Happier Than the Rest of Us. The surprise is not the reasons themselves, but the fact that they are common among the population.

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Who Would Win in a Competition Between a Science Museum and a Natural History Museum? A game of one-upmanship was played out on Twitter, and readers were the winners.

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What Happens When War Is Outlawed. Fifteen nations did just that in 1928, but it didn't last long.

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My Three Years in Identity Theft Hell. Proving who you are when someone else is, too, becomes a full-time job with no perks.

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Elon Musk Releases an Explosive Mega-Collection of His Greatest Rocket Failures. Still, risking failure is the only path to technological breakthrough.

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Put Away Your Pumpkins, It's Still Summer. Autumn creep is a sign we're becoming divorced from the natural progression of the growing season.

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Early Time Travel? Why Britain Lost 11 Days in 1752.

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