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Are Alien and Blade Runner in the Same Universe?

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Are Alien and Blade Runner Set in the Same Universe? After all, they were born inside the same brain.
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This Viral Response to a Photo of a Sleeping Doctor Reveals a Big Problem. Too many patients, too little sleep, and health care can suffer.
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It Was All a Dream!?!? It's a cheap way to change a TV show, but sometimes it works.
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Operation Tracer: The Secret Plan To Bury Soldiers Alive Inside The Rock Of Gibraltar. Spoiler- they didn't have to carry out the plan.
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Italian photographer and conservationist Bruno D'Amicis set a camera up in the Apennine Mountains, trained it on one beech tree, and let it record for an entire year. A video contains clips that show the diverse wildlife that passed by, stopped to mark their territory, scratch their back, or take a bite.
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A Hilarious Series of Tweets That Imagines What Dogs Would Say If They Could Call 911. You'll laugh, but you won't be surprised.
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How the Great Yankee Wife Swap Scandalized—and Changed—America. The story of the baseball players who married each other's wives is being developed into a movie 44 years later.
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7 Sweet Facts About Strawberries. Those and some whipped cream will make a delicious breakfast, snack, or dessert.

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How A Wrinkle in Time Inspired Female Scientists
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True Stories of How A Wrinkle in Time Inspired Female Scientists. The right book at the right time can change the world.

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How a Pile of Unpaid Bills Led to Washington, D.C. The new city was to be a haven from angry creditors.

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At the NBA All-Star Game, Fergie Performed "The Star Spangled Banner" as a Sultry Torch Song. The response was not so much outrage as it was laughter.

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Hawai‘i’s Last Outlaw Hippies. They've been squatting in the Kalalau Valley for 50 years, but that's coming to an end.

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The Insect That Painted Europe Red. When Conquistadors brought cochineal insects back from the Aztec empire, the color they produced made Spanish dyers rich.

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A New Model Predicts That the 'Ideal' Mammal Is 2.5 Times Bigger Than an Elephant. That model assumes adequate resources from an abundant Earth.

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New York’s Oldest Dim Sum Restaurant and the Secrets of Chinatown. Take a tour of Doyers Street, also known as Bloody Angle.

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15 of History's Greatest Mad Scientists. How being downright insane can lead to thinking outside the box.

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5 Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors
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Five Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors. Our genes are largely the result of travel and intermingling.

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The Top 10 National Parks You've Probably Never Heard Of. One of them may be closer to you than you thought.

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The Well-Dressed Suffragist. If you're going to protest, you'll need to buy a charming new hat.

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The Presidential Portrait That Was the “Ugliest Thing” LBJ Ever Saw. (The artist did not take that comment kindly.)

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In the game Robot Mind Meld, the object is to come up with the same word as a robot in as few steps as possible. Keep in mind that the robot is not as intuitive as you are.

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The Father Of Artistic Figure Skating. It was all about making a perfect figure 8 on the ice until Jackson Haines came along.

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Amazon's Big Gamble on Grocery Delivery. What impact could a giant competitor have on existing businesses?

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President John Tyler's Grandsons Are Still Alive. Tyler took office in 1841, and eventually had 15 children.

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