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Animals Used to Be Put On Trial

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The People vs. Pig

There was actually a time when pigs and other domesticated animals were put on trial in a court of law. With an actual judge. And lawyers.

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Speaking of Animals In Court

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog is suing Carnival Cruise Lines for their use of his name.

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An Amazing Love Story

This man doesn’t recall anything of any kind but for one very important detail about his wife.

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A Confusing Love Story

This man died for love, I guess, or something like that.

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Yeah, I’m Sure That Was Just A “Meteorite”

That’s exactly what “they” want you to think. Who are “they”? "They" could be anyone. Bone up on what “really” happened with this rundown of the best Russian meteorite conspiracy theories.

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Ol' Blue Eyes & The Hairpiece Challenge

Check out Frank Sinatra’s interesting proposition.

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The Academy Connections

Many of this year’s Oscar nominees know one another.

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C’mon, No Way This Happened

This news headline is just so perfect and beautiful and meant for the internet. The offense itself is terrible. But still.

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The History of Monopoly
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Elizabeth Magie and the History of the Board Game Monopoly. What it became was a far cry from her original intention.

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How North American Bison Ended Up in the Swiss Alps. Several Alpine herds are all descended from one farmer's crazy idea.

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South Georgia Island Is Officially Free of Its Bird-Killing Rodents. The invasive species wrecked the balance of nature for 250 years.

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Listen to These Auditory Illusions When You’re Bored With Laurel and Yanny. Learn about five ways your brain affects what you hear.

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Everybody Once Thought Stegosauruses Could Actually Fly. Early fossil finds led one paleontologist into wild speculation about the dinosaur.

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The Truth About the First Academy Awards and the Dog Rin Tin Tin. He was a good boy, but not an Oscar winner.

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Las Vegas is everything right—and wrong—with sports right now. Stadiums built with tax money rarely benefit the taxpayers.

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15 Life Hacks to Make Doing the Dishes a Breeze. Make them a habit to save yourself time and trouble.

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Queen Will, Queen Will Rock You in the Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer
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Queen Will, Queen Will Rock You in the Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer. Starring Rami Malik as Freddie Mercury, the film covers the rise of Queen from 1970 to 1985.

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These Photos Show How Much Public Transportation Has Changed In America. Imagine traveling on a turnpike in a horse and buggy.

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The Jaguar Is Made for the Age of Humans. An encounter in the wilderness of Peru’s Candamo Valley highlights the uniqueness of the Western Hemisphere's biggest cat. 

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The Truth Behind Jeff Goldblum’s Iconic Jurassic Park Shirtless Scene Finally Emerges. It wasn't in the original script.

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A New Study Brings Us Closer to Understanding if Jupiter's Moon Europa Could Host Alien Life. Data from the Galileo mission two decades ago indicates water on the surface.

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How to Make Perfect Fried Rice. Although it is "perfect," commenters suggest variations for different tastes anyway.

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I Love Department Stores. They make shopping a unique and pleasant experience.

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12 Habits That Are Costing You Money. Changing the little things can add up over time.

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