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Wonderfully Geeky Pop Culture-Inspired Posters for NASA Expeditions. They may have the best jobs in the world, but they look like they want to be movie stars, too! 
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Snow White told a four-year-old at Disney World to make a wish, and she wished her daddy would come home from Afghanistan. You can guess what happened next.
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DC Comics is set to reveal its first openly trangendered character. Get a sneak peek at Batgirl #19, to be released next week.  
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The cast of Iron Man 3 talk about the movie in a new video teaser. And there's more footage to get us in the mood for the opening May 3rd.
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Argentina's Lujan Zoo Stirs Controversy As Visitors Pet Tigers, Feed Bears And Ride Lions. It's all fun and games until someone becomes lunch.
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The new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) will be published in May. Here are some of the new mental disorders that will be described in it.  
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Why New York City is writing Occupy Wall Street a six-figure check. Most of that is legal fees for the lawsuit over $47,000 in damaged property at Zuccotti Park.
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The Lion of Gripsholm Castle. The taxidermist was given a pelt and told to reconstruct an animal he'd never seen, so he made a cartoon character.

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Volcanic Eruptions Under Antarctic Ice
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Solid Evidence of Eruptions Under Antarctic Ice. Over 100 volcanoes, hidden under ice sheets, could destabilize the continent.

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In 1859, the United States and Britain Almost Went to War Over a Pig. The farmers of San Juan Island called in the troops to determine sovereignty once and for all.

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The Contentious Physics of Wiffle Ball. An engineer explains his experiments to find out why it curves.

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A Fortune Lost at Sea: Ship Sinks with California Gold Rush Treasure. Hundreds died, and the loss of gold caused several banks to fail.

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How Don Hewitt Invented 60 Minutes and Changed Journalism Forever. The show is beginning its 50th year on the air.

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This Ghost Town was Aiming Nuclear Missiles at America from Just 125 Miles Away. Gudym, on the eastern edge of Russia, is now just a shell of its former self.

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How Scientists are Revolutionizing Beer. Small batches of craft beer enable brewers to experiment and innovate.

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Welcome to One of the World's Last Matriarchal Societies. Kihnu, an island off the coast of Estonia, is struggling to preserve its culture.

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Why Denmark is the World's Happiest Country
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5 Reasons Why Danes Are Happier Than the Rest of Us. The surprise is not the reasons themselves, but the fact that they are common among the population.

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Who Would Win in a Competition Between a Science Museum and a Natural History Museum? A game of one-upmanship was played out on Twitter, and readers were the winners.

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What Happens When War Is Outlawed. Fifteen nations did just that in 1928, but it didn't last long.

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My Three Years in Identity Theft Hell. Proving who you are when someone else is, too, becomes a full-time job with no perks.

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Elon Musk Releases an Explosive Mega-Collection of His Greatest Rocket Failures. Still, risking failure is the only path to technological breakthrough.

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Put Away Your Pumpkins, It's Still Summer. Autumn creep is a sign we're becoming divorced from the natural progression of the growing season.

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Early Time Travel? Why Britain Lost 11 Days in 1752.

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