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The Liveliest Dead Authors Online. Being deceased doesn't prevent their activities on Facebook and Twitter.  
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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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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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