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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 Battle of New York: An Avengers Oral History
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The Battle of New York: An Avengers Oral History. It took a huge team of professionals to pull it off.

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The Mountain Man Who Outran His Captors Barefoot and Naked. John Colter had to think fast to escape Blackfoot country.

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A Program to Guide You to College Success. First-generation college students do much better when they have personal guidance from trained counselors.

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When Don the Talking Dog Took the Nation by Storm. He only knew eight words, but was the hit of the vaudeville circuit.

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A Spring Drive in Nepal. A driver must have nerves of steel to avoid waterfalls cascading over the mountain road.

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The Heart-Racing Drama of Dissecting a Beached Whale. Dr. Joy Reidenberg shares stories from her unique job.

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The Robot-Operated Power Plant of the Future. One is already being built in Japan.

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7 Times People Were Awarded Lifetime Supplies Of Things. That's the way to make a few lifetime fans.

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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots?
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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots? Data from the MESSENGER probe proves the tiny planet is more interesting than we ever knew.

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How Antonio Banderas Conquered His Fear of Playing Picasso. The role of his hometown hero was intimidating before now.

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What Kind of Town Elects a Cat as its Mayor? The kind of town Talkeetna, Alaska, is.

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Where the Amish Go on Vacation. A neighborhood in Sarasota, Florida, is the place for an annual respite from normal work.

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8 Serious Hollywood Scenes That Looked Hilarious Before CGI. Don't let a look behind the scenes ruin your suspension of disbelief.

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A Cat Walks Into a Deli ... And the clerk helps him select a choice cut of meat.

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How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838. The Mudfog Association proposed using automatons to provide immersive entertainment.

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The Jewish Psychic Who Tricked Hitler. Erik Jan Hanussen was a master at manipulating gullible people, up to a point.

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