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Old Spock vs. New Spock

Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto appear together in an Audi commercial. So who comes out the better, old Spock or new Spock?
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Rolling Stone sucked us in with a list of the 100 Best Albums of the Nineties.
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What Were F. Scott Fitzgerald's Real Models for the Houses of The Great Gatsby? Take a look; these places still exist today.
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10 Albums Made for Incredibly Strange (And Sometimes Hilarious) Reasons. And some of the titles are more meaningful than most listeners realize.  
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The Amazing Story Of The Three Rescued Ohio Women. Catch up with what we know in a condensed version of many news stories.
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Kim Jong Un may have isolated North Korea from the rest of the world, but the people know and love those decadent Choco Pies. Cutting ties with South Korea only encourages smugglers to bridge the gap.
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Once finals and graduation are a thing of the past, you may have to get a job and support yourself. It's not all bad, as these pictures of people goofing off on the job show.
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Transparent animals are scientifically fascinating. And they are just crazy cool to look at.
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Emma Woolf (Virginia Woolf’s great-niece) talks about her long battle with anorexia. Her book about it is called An Apple a Day.
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8 drivers who blindly followed their GPS into disaster. There's no real substitute for reading signs and looking where you are going.

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The History of Monopoly
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Elizabeth Magie and the History of the Board Game Monopoly. What it became was a far cry from her original intention.

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How North American Bison Ended Up in the Swiss Alps. Several Alpine herds are all descended from one farmer's crazy idea.

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South Georgia Island Is Officially Free of Its Bird-Killing Rodents. The invasive species wrecked the balance of nature for 250 years.

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Listen to These Auditory Illusions When You’re Bored With Laurel and Yanny. Learn about five ways your brain affects what you hear.

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Everybody Once Thought Stegosauruses Could Actually Fly. Early fossil finds led one paleontologist into wild speculation about the dinosaur.

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The Truth About the First Academy Awards and the Dog Rin Tin Tin. He was a good boy, but not an Oscar winner.

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Las Vegas is everything right—and wrong—with sports right now. Stadiums built with tax money rarely benefit the taxpayers.

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15 Life Hacks to Make Doing the Dishes a Breeze. Make them a habit to save yourself time and trouble.

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Queen Will, Queen Will Rock You in the Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer
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Queen Will, Queen Will Rock You in the Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer. Starring Rami Malik as Freddie Mercury, the film covers the rise of Queen from 1970 to 1985.

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These Photos Show How Much Public Transportation Has Changed In America. Imagine traveling on a turnpike in a horse and buggy.

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The Jaguar Is Made for the Age of Humans. An encounter in the wilderness of Peru’s Candamo Valley highlights the uniqueness of the Western Hemisphere's biggest cat. 

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The Truth Behind Jeff Goldblum’s Iconic Jurassic Park Shirtless Scene Finally Emerges. It wasn't in the original script.

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A New Study Brings Us Closer to Understanding if Jupiter's Moon Europa Could Host Alien Life. Data from the Galileo mission two decades ago indicates water on the surface.

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How to Make Perfect Fried Rice. Although it is "perfect," commenters suggest variations for different tastes anyway.

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I Love Department Stores. They make shopping a unique and pleasant experience.

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12 Habits That Are Costing You Money. Changing the little things can add up over time.

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