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The Science of Aging

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The latest video from AsapSCIENCE on The Science of Aging might send you into a nervous spiral, contemplating your own mortality as your biological clock ticks to a halt, but it might also help you plan ahead.

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This gallery of 15 Legendary Writers At Their Typewriters will make you long for the days before Microsoft Word.

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As “Snowquester 2013” takes the Northeast by storm, Atlantic Cities has compiled a map recording historic instances of Obnoxious Snowstorm Names. Washington, D.C. in particular appears to be heavily invested in coining the most groan-inducing nicknames for their meteorological phenomena.

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Even after you spend a minute staring into this multicolored optical illusion, you won’t believe it.

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Some people are now taking their long-distance relationships to the next level with Skype marriages.

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The owners of these 10 businesses with excellent/awful puns for names are at least savvy marketers, although I suspect that Stubbs Prosthetics and Orthotics, Inc. may just be an unfortunate coincidence.

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Poet E. E. Cummings recites his own poem, “anyone lived in a pretty how town,” with a measured, yet sing-songy rhythm that calls to mind equal parts Laurence Olivier and Dr. Seuss.

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The first trailer for Joss Whedon’s film adaptation of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing has finally been released. It’s a jazzy black-and-white number featuring Nathan Fillion, Clark Gregg, and the inside of Joss Whedon’s house.

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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut. In 1966, Robert Lawrence, Jr. was selected for a space program you've never heard of.

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A Hubo Humanoid Robot Carried the Olympic Torch in Daejon, South Korea, on Monday. It showed off a bit by cutting a hole through a wall to pass the torch on.

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The Little Blue Pill: An Oral History of Viagra. A trial of the blood pressure medicine sildenafil had a strange side effect that made it world-famous.

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Banner Ladies: The Human Billboards of Yesteryear. Looking back on a peculiar advertising trend of the 1870s.

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The Surprising History of the Kimono. It went from simple body covering to cultural icon during the Edo period.

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Confessions of a Star Wars Nerd. No matter how much of a fan you consider yourself, there is always someone who will out-geek you.

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Incredible Photographs of a Doomed 1914 Antarctic Expedition. Over two years, they lived on a ship, on ice, and on an island before they could leave.

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25 Unsung Christmas Icons
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25 Unsung Christmas Icons. You know them, from Yukon Cornelius to Cousin Eddie.

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The Christmas Bird Count. The hundred-year-old tradition is yielding useful information about how our world is changing.

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The Billionaire Who Refused to Pay Kidnappers to Save His Grandson's Life. The true story behind the movie All the Money in the World.

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19 Weird Ways Christmas Was Totally Different 100 Years Ago. Only the best traditions stand the test of time.

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Why Your Brain Has Trouble Bailing Out Of a Bad Plan. Dialing it back takes too many steps.

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Christmas Time Means Sneaky Cats Getting Stuck in Trees. And they're not the least bit sorry about it.

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15 High-Flying Facts About Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. The story set in the 19th century brought martial arts movies into the 21st century.

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