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The 2013 Allergy Season Could Be The Worst Ever. Lots of rain and snow boost pollen levels, and an early spring could see it released in record amounts.
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14 Pancakes Experiencing An Identity Crisis. Meaning, they look like something besides pancakes, but we'd still eat them.
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Unable to hold its ground against a real army, the Taliban turns its terrorism against teachers and young schoolgirls. Educated females may be their worst enemy, but the victims did nothing to deserve this.   
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Here’s A Particularly Wonderful Mr. Rogers Story To Warm Your Cold, Dark Heart. He took the time to help one student -and many other students who came after.
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Shakespeare was a tax dodger who grew rich through shady business deals, according to a new study.  Which may have inspired some parts of his plays.   
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A Brief Guide to Pop Culture in 1968. This meant to help you understand the series Mad Men, but for many of us, it's a trip down memory lane.
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Scientists Invent Harry Potter’s Invisibility Cloak—Sort Of. It works with microwave light so far; visible light is the next step.
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America is raising a generation of interns. The best jobs go to those who don't require a paycheck.
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Great Moments in April Fool's Day Online. Read about some of the classic pranks that others will try to top today.

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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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