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Why You Won't Win the Lottery

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Why You’re A Loser

Not in life, just in playing the lottery. Here are some reasons you can’t win.

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Under the Sea

The city of Heracleion, lost more than 1200 years ago under the Mediterranean Sea, is now being uncovered.

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The Duration of Starvation

How long can a human survive a hunger strike?

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Science Explains: The Nutrition of Boogers

One scientist thinks eating them may be good for you. Yeah, I’m sure THAT’S why you’ve been doing that. Yes you. You know who I’m talking about.

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Take A Bite of This

Beloved comedian and Hot Pockets enthusiast Jim Gaffigan has a new book coming out. Check out an excerpt of Fat Dad.

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Don’t Text & Walk

I lived in New York City for about seven months once. And in that time I leisurely stepped off a curb and was almost flattened by a taxi probably 25 times. A lot of those were because I was looking down at my phone, iPod, etc. What I needed was a Seeing Eye Person.

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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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