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The Normal Nuclear Town

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The Totally Normal Town Where Everyone Worked on Weapons of Mass Destruction. Move along, nothing to see here in Los Alamos.
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The Victorian Belief That a Train Ride Could Cause Instant Insanity. As if they didn't have enough to worry about with the newfangled mode of transportation.  
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In 2011, miners using heavy equipment in Alberta found a fossilized dinosaur. It was so well preserved that we might find out what its last meal was.
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The Fabulous Cosplay of Ottawa Comic Con 2017. Check out X-Men's Beast and Jubilee as Beauty and the Beast.
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This Woman's Harassment Story is Something Everyone Needs to Read. That it happens all the time doesn't make it right.  
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Elizabeth Taylor, Christie’s, and the Case of the Cursed Necklace. They may have to drop the $8 million price.
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10 King Arthur retellings that are even weirder than King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. Modern artists just can't keep their hands off the story.
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15 Things You Should Know About Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delights. The more you look, the stranger it gets.

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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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