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The 11 Funniest Fish on the Web. Each photograph is just begging for a caption.
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On March 10, the first annual Symmys will be awarded for the best palindromes of 2012. Ten finalists in each of four categories are competing under the eye of linguists, palindromists, and celebrity judges like Weird Al Yankovic.
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Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday in the United States. As always, some people are against the whole idea of changing clocks. 
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The death of the American pun. It’s been replaced by hideous portmanteaus such as chillax, mansplaining, and bridezilla.
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The Year’s 21 Television Pilots Most Likely To Get A Greenlight. Familiar names seem more important than the concepts at this stage.
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The Sesame Street YouTube channel has reached their goal of a billion views. To celebrate the occasion, here's a new video featuring The Count.
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David Cameron’s Ambitious Plan To End Female Genital Mutilation. The British Prime Minister is set to announce a £35 million initiative to fight the practice globally. 
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The Horror Of A Female Driven Society (according to Silver Age comics). How awful that they start acting like men!
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How the wrong definition of 'literally' snuck into the dictionary. Etymologists have apparently thrown in the towel (but not literally) to the common modern usage.  

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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution
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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution. The story of the discovery of green fluorescent protein.

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Ranking America’s Top 10 Chain Restaurants. When you're on the road for the holidays, you'll know what to expect for dinner.

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How Hoarding Works. It's not just a habit or a hobby, but a serious mental illness.

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Meet the Most Toxic Plant in North America. Whatever you do, do not eat the spotted water hemlock.

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Why Millennials are Facing the Scariest Financial Future of Any Generation Since the Great Depression. Being born in the wrong year has consequences that last a lifetime.

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How Titanic’s Iconic Necklace Almost Sank an Entire Company. The J. Peterman Company was the only officially licensed producer of the Heart of the Ocean.

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Star Wars and the Unfortunate Ubiquity of the Final Climactic Explosion. It's happened several times already; let's see something different.

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13 Weird and Wonderful Gingerbread Houses. You can make anything from imagination and royal icing.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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