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The Missing Links: Don't Press That Button

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The Jolly, Candy-Like Button

Remember that Ren & Stimpy episode with the History Eraser Button? Sure you do. These people also pressed a button they didn’t want to.

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Do You Like Scary Movies?

What about new TV shows based on famous scary movies? MTV is planning a Scream television series.

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Are You Smarter Than A Five Year Old?

Not if you’re comparing yourself to this one, who is a new member of Mensa.

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Speaking of Didn’t-Mean-To

Comedian Nathan Fielder encouraged his Twitter followers to text their parents a message vaguely referencing a drug buy, quickly followed by another announcing that they’d texted the wrong person. As you’d expect, there are a few NSFW words involved.

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The 60s in the City

This fantastic gallery portrays the crown jewel of New York City parks as it looked back in the 1960s.

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That’s A Pricey Beverage

An 80-year old woman named Miriam Tucker accidentally swallowed a $5,000 diamond at a fundraiser this week.

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Embrace the Wingnuts

Conspiracy theories might just be good for us.

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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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