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Four-winged Bird Fossils Discovered

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Some ancient ancestors of birds had both front and rear wings. This didn't seem to work out too well, because they are nothing but fossils now.
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5 Hoaxes That Rocked the Nerd Universe. Dedicated fans do not take lightly to being jerked around.
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Inconceivable! A mashup of Game of Thrones and The Princess Bride works surprisingly well.
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Twelve-year-old Sierra Shoemaker was eliminated from her school district's spelling bee for spelling "Braille" incorrectly. The kicker is that she spelled it right and the judges were wrong.
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While our digestive systems are crawling with bacteria, scientists thought the human brain was sterile. Now there's evidence that microbes can get through the blood-brain barrier.
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Whatever happened to 23 basketball players who were amazing in March Madness, and then vanished? Surprise: most of them are still making a living playing the game.
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Lead poisoning is still a threat to children, although few are tested anymore. And it's not limited to children from low-income families.
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13 Most Bizarre Stories Of Famous Corpses. "Rest in Peace" is never guaranteed for celebrities.

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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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