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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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Einstein is Proved Right (Again)
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Deep in the Heart of Our Galaxy, Einstein is Proved Right Again. His theory of general relativity holds true even at the black hole near the center of our galaxy.

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"Total Eclipse of the Heart" Was Almost a Meat Loaf Song. It was written for him, but then detoured to Bonnie Tyler.

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The Atomic Bomb That Was Too Big To Use. The largest nuclear bomb ever made, Tsar Bomba, was actually a scaled-down version of the original design.

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6 Weirdly Specific Ideas Movies Have About Normal Bathrooms. You'll be surprised by the many times the same weird thing happens in a bathroom across different fictional worlds.

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What It’s Like to Apartment Hunt With a Boyfriend Who Has No Credit Score. He's a responsible guy, but couldn't prove it on paper.

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The 33 Most Romantic Moments In TV History. Get your hankies out.

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27 Hilariously Nasty Sounding Mushroom Species Names. They would be hurt by them if they had feelings.

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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe
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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe. Encountering something that overwhelms your previous experience can be terrifying or enlightening.

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Dominoes and Fire. See a chain reaction of dominoes—powered by candles, hot air, and burning sparklers.

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Alan Hale Jr. "The Skipper." Meet the man behind the Gilligan's Island character.

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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks. None of them are as scary as growing up during the Cold War arms race.

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5 Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. The secret is preparing ahead of time.

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The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne. One of the possible origin stories goes back as far as an uprising in 1813.

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The United States of Movies. The most iconic film set in each state, plotted on a colorful map.

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7 Spacecraft NASA Has Landed on Mars. Some future civilization may discover it and call it a robot planet.

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