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Dead Authors on Social Media

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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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The Last Solar Eclipse
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The Last Solar Eclipse. There will come a time when the moon is too far away to produce a solar eclipse.

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Nebraska's Fearless Maid. How Minnie Freeman saved her students during the blizzard of 1888.

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Confessions of a Costume Curator. Historic garments carry the ghosts of the people who once wore them.

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This Infant's Size Confirms a Concern Doctors Have Had for Years: Large babies as well as small babies can be an indication of problems ahead.

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18 Science Fiction Spacesuits, Ranked. They may look cool, but how safe and usable would they be in real life?

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The Haunting Magic of Ghost Buildings. They aren't there anymore, but they've left evidence of their existence on the shared walls of the adjacent buildings.

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Technology Could Make Us Immortal. (But there will be consequences.)

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6 Unexpected Consequences of a Solar Eclipse. Be ready for them.

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Einstein is Proved Right (Again)
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Deep in the Heart of Our Galaxy, Einstein is Proved Right Again. His theory of general relativity holds true even at the black hole near the center of our galaxy.

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"Total Eclipse of the Heart" Was Almost a Meat Loaf Song. It was written for him, but then detoured to Bonnie Tyler.

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The Atomic Bomb That Was Too Big To Use. The largest nuclear bomb ever made, Tsar Bomba, was actually a scaled-down version of the original design.

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6 Weirdly Specific Ideas Movies Have About Normal Bathrooms. You'll be surprised by the many times the same weird thing happens in a bathroom across different fictional worlds.

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What It’s Like to Apartment Hunt With a Boyfriend Who Has No Credit Score. He's a responsible guy, but couldn't prove it on paper.

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The 33 Most Romantic Moments In TV History. Get your hankies out.

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27 Hilariously Nasty Sounding Mushroom Species Names. They would be hurt by them if they had feelings.

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