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13 Cats That Want To Help You Move. They're not really much help, but they sure have fun in the process!
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10 of the Coolest Librarians Alive. You've probably seen a few of them hanging around on the internet, because they're that cool.  
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What a murderer leaves behind. A police search of Adam Lanza's home found clues that the Newtown shooter was obsessed with guns, and with Sandy Hook Elementary.  
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Bill O'Reilly's turnaround on the issue of same-sex marriage surprised a lot of people, but none more than Comedy Central talking head Stephen Colbert. He was completely distraught over the news.
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The Book Teach Your Wife To Be A Widow Shows How Different Things Were In 1953. The assumption was that women just don't know enough to get along without a father or husband.
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The Guardians of Time. Austrian artist Manfred Kielnhofer created a movable sculpture that changes depending on the setting, time of day, and arrangement.
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The 16 funniest Game of Thrones parodies. This should keep you busy for a few minutes while you're waiting for the season premiere Sunday night.
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Enjoy marshmallow Peeps recreating movies, TV shows, art and literature, and scenes from real life.

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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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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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