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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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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain
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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain. Check out 25 subtle tricks that make you spend more.

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Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border. A list of resources and organizations that need your skills, time, or money.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice. While the days will only get shorter from here, temperatures will still go up.

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The Forgotten Chefs Who Made Chili Con Carne a Tex-Mex Standard. Women running their own businesses gave us an entirely new cuisine.

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You Would Never Expect Killer Whales to Appear Here. Arctic Ocean prey that once fed polar bears is fair game for orcas.

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Brooklyn's Defunct Domino Sugar Plant Opens as Domino Park. Pictures show how an old factory can become a community park and still retain its history.

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First Impressions. Tom Comitta took the first sentence from 268 New Yorker short stories, sorted them, and combined them into one surprisingly cohesive tale.

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The Original Locations of 15 Famous Chain Stores. There might be one near you!

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How Volcanoes Work
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How Volcanoes Work. The U.S. has 169 "potentially active" volcanoes, but they're not all alike.

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The Internet is Learning an Important Lesson About Service Dogs. We know you're not supposed to pet them without permission, but what if one approaches you?

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That Time the U.S. Postal Service Tried Delivering Mail By Missile. It saved neither time nor money, but that wasn't the point.

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Why You Should Slack Off to Get Some Work Done. The world's most productive scientists and engineers worked only 10 to 20 hours a week.

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Postcards From the Honeymoon Capital Of The World. For many couples, the Poconos was where the Baby Boom began.

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The Dark Side of ‘Service With a Smile.’ Putting on a happy face when you're not feeling it can lead to mental and physical problems.

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A Horror Story About a Shower Curtain. Or it could be a comedy; either way, it needs to be filmed.

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What's the Difference Between a Broadway and an Off-Broadway Show? It's more than just the street address of the theater.

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