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The Dangers of Space Colonies

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9 Reasons Why Colonizing Outer Space Is a Bad Idea (according to pop culture). We've seen so many things go wrong on the screen already.
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32 Inspiring Yearbook Quotes For Graduating Seniors. From other 18-year-olds who needed a fast quote for the yearbook.
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Showrunner Vince Gilligan says the final episodes of Breaking Bad will not leave us hanging like The Sopranos did. He promises the series will end in "as satisfying a manner as we could possibly come up with."
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Why we should all care about libraries. Those in New York may be cut by budget restraints, but it could happen anywhere and everywhere.
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Meet Alex, the Breakdancing Dog! He learned this move on his own, because who could teach it?
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What The Cast Of the History Channel’s Vikings Looks Like In Real Life. Hint: nothing at all like Vikings.
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Watch Willie Nelson try out for the role of Gandalf in the next Hobbit film. Ian McKellan says the 80-year-old musician is too young for the role.
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Yes, money can buy you happiness. A new study confirms what most of us knew, but the wealthy don't want to admit.
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The Many Meanings of May Day. "May" yours be happy and pleasant!

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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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