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F. Scott Fitzgerald, Movie Critic

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When The Great Gatsby was first made into a movie in 1926, F. Scott Fitzgerald walked out of it. And why not -he already knew how it ended.
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Imagine that the special effects crew just decided to leave early one day right before the show is broadcast without finishing their work. That's apparently what happened to this Turkish TV show.
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The 5 Most Earth-Friendly Cities In America. The criteria for this list was the number of green events, which point to an environmentally aware citizenry.
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Susana Trimarco's work has saved hundreds of women from human traffickers. But she still hasn't found her own missing daughter.
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Tilly the River Otter teaches her nine-week-old baby Molalla how to swim, by dunking him in the water repeatedly. He'll get the idea eventually.
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Photographer Andy Prokh documented his daughter's lifelong relationship with her cat LiLu. The pictures of these best friends are funny and adorable.
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The father of a 13-year-old girl ran his own sting operation to catch a predator. That's one guy who won't be stalking little girls on Facebook anymore.
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Is going gluten-free healthier for everybody? Maybe, but you have to make up those nutrients somewhere else.
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The Buttered Cat paradox. If a cat always lands on its feet, and a slice of toast always lands butter-side down, what happens when you tie them together?

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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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