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Old Spock vs. New Spock

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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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Why Land on the Moon?
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Why Land on the Moon? A 1963 article lays out the arguments for space travel from two scientists.

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The Alaska Gold Rush’s All-in-One Miner, Hunter, Brewer, and Cook. Fannie Quigley became a legend for her abilities and hospitality.

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How to Repurpose Your Solar Eclipse Glasses. Keep them as a souvenir, or do some good by donating them to an educational charity.

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The 100 Greatest Comedies Of All Time. Do you agree at all with the rankings of 253 film critics?

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A Real Life Murder Mystery from 1933. Rheta Wynekoop was shot in the back, but the confession and evidence made a mess of the story.

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The Best Way To Read Tolkien's Hobbit And Lord Of The Rings Stories. You should go in the order in which the author dreamed them up.

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How America Forgot the True History of the Civil War. The story was whitewashed in the name of national healing, but it didn't really work.

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5 of History's Most Remarkable Teachers. They all deserve an extra gold star.

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The Real Gold Rush Wealth
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The Man Who Got Rich Off the Gold Rush ... Without the Gold. The folks who really prospered were those who provided goods and services to the prospectors.

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Five Elements and Substances That Turned Out Not to Exist. Science progresses with two steps forward and one step back.

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An American Werewolf in London Is Still the Best Horror Reimagining. A look back at the 1981 thriller.

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NASA's Ambitious Plan To Save Earth From A Supervolcano. And we might produce usable energy as a bonus.

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The Devil’s in the Details of These Dark Miniature Scenes. Artist Frank Kunert makes beautiful dioramas, but they each have something weird going on.

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Why Lottery Winners Make Dangerous Neighbors. It's not because they attract burglars.

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Your City's 'Ghost Signs' Have Stories to Tell. Craig Winslow has a unique method of preserving old painted walls without affecting the building itself.

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Iconic Plague Images Are Often Not What They Seem. What a real plague victim looked like was worse, but not as easily conveyed in a painting.

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