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A Tiger Cub to Start Your Day

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See photographs of a baby Sumatran tiger on his first trip to the great outdoors. The two-month-old cub was born at the San Francisco Zoo.
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PSY's new video for the song "Gentleman" got 22 million views in its first 24 hours on YouTube. That broke a record set by Justin Bieber a year ago.
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After a string of unfortunate incidents, Carnival Cruises has dropped prices to $50 a night per person or less for some cruises. But you still have to ask yourself if it's worth the risk.
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How the producers of Rhoda killed the show by making it better. A look at how even the most creative television is forever tied to the mood of the audience.   
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While you're watching a life-and-death moment on a police drama, suddenly they'll announce some clue found on FaceUnion, which breaks your suspension of disbelief and makes you giggle. Check out The Most Ridiculous Made-Up Websites From Law & Order.
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After being elected Justice of the Peace, Eric Williams was caught stealing computers from his government office. After two prosecutors and one of their wives was murdered, the Justice is suspected of murder.
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Exploring a Creepy Abandoned Croatian Hospital. With obsolete medical equipment left behind, it would make a great horror movie set.
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Watch 6 crazy-adorable grandparent reactions to things young people like. Hey, old folks like video games, internet apps, and toys -and aren't yet jaded to their wonders.  
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Ape Women: 10 Dedicated Primate Researchers. Leakey's Angels may be the most famous primatologists, but they aren't alone.  

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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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