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In case you went to bed at a decent hour last night, here's the complete list of winners of the 85th annual Academy Awards.
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More important to some than who won the Academy Awards, let's see what the stars wore on the red carpet. Old style glamour trumped outrageousness at this year's ceremony.
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While everyone was focused on the Oscars, Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 won seven awards over the weekend. The movie dominated the annual Razzie awards for the worst in Hollywood cinema.
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A monorail malfunction at the Dallas Zoo left 100 people stranded 15 to 20 feet off the ground. Firefighters rescued passengers with ladders in a 30-minute operation.
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Michelle Obama Busts a Move with Jimmy Fallon. The First Lady re-enacts the famous Evolution of Dance, mom style.
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The Story Behind The ‘#1 Worst Portrait Tattoo In The World’ Is Tragic. The good news is that the tattoo has been fixed and looks awesome now.
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Famous Movies You Didn't Know Were Adapted From Books. Now you can go back and relive the excitement all over again by reading the originals.
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Delightful and Hilarious Vintage Library Videos. "The job of librarian would be no less challenging, Captain."
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8 hilarious instances of plagiarism. Particularly the serious descriptions of ferrets in their natural habitat showing up in a bodice-ripper.  

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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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