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Mind-blowing Recreations of Everyday Objects Made from Paper. Artist Vincent Tomczyk  is a master of the art.
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King Edward VII of England kept a diary of his adventures as a young man traveling through the British Empire. As fascinating as the entries are, he held back because he knew his mother, Queen Victoria, would read them.
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Game developer Mike Mika hacked Donkey Kong so his 3-year-old daughter can play as Pauline and rescue Mario. That's what happens when you're wrapped around a tiny girl's finger.  
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Several ancient and isolated tribes in India have been wiped out after contact with civilization. Tourism and those who pay for "safaris" to the indigenous Jarawa tribe may contribute to their destruction now.
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Lake Vostok under the Antarctic ice contains living things, but what are they? Russian scientists have found microbes never seen or described before.
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The Rewards Of Being White, Male And A Rule Breaker. Risky behavior can pay off in the long run for some, but for others it's downright dangerous.
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7 health benefits of playing video games. Any excuse for another hour with Halo 4.

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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