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Star Trek for Dummies. Take the short course to be ready for Star Trek: Into Darkness opening at IMAX theaters today and nationwide Thursday.
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This is the story of Boston Police Officer Richard Donohue. He almost died after the firefight with the Tsarnaevs and is still in the ICU.  
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Kali The Polar Bear Cub is preparing to fly to his new home at the Buffalo Zoo. He'll join 6-month-old female cub Luna as his new sibling and playmate.
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Andy Samburg's new TV show is a cop comedy called Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Watch the trailer and see if it tickles your funny bone.
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The Mangarahara cichlid is extinct in the wild, and there are only three of these fish in zoos. They are all male, so conservationists are reaching out to aquarium owners for help.
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The Bridesmaids revolution that never happened. It turns out that Hollywood is more male-dominated than five years ago.
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10 Faked Historical Miracles. You can't fool all of the people all of the time.
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If you're graduating, going off to school, or just doing something different, you might need to start packing. Here are 32 Moving Tips That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier.
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How an Australian hospital is bringing clinically dead people back to life. With two medical innovations, patients have returned after up to an hour without a heartbeat.
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The Best of the Bayeux Tapestry. Historical medieval imagery illustrating modern jokes just might give you a smile.

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Why Restaurants Love Buffets Even More Than You Do
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Why Restaurants Love Buffets Even More Than You Do. While you get all you can eat, they profit in several ways.

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Kate Middleton’s Postpartum Look Sums Up Our Untenable Expectations for Women. Seven hours after the prince was born, she was posing for pictures.

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When the U.S. Kept Losing Nuclear Bombs. Some are still out there, waiting to be found someday.

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Play Saturn's Rings Like a Harp. An image of the rings from the Cassini probe has been linked to harp sounds, so you can pluck them with your mouse.

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Feed the World With Bad Music: The Wacky World of Charity Singles. There have been a lot more of them than you realized.

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Mitchel Wu Has a Lot of Toys. They are the subjects of his photographs, placed in unexpected settings in odd combinations that show us another side to life as a pop culture icon toy.

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Decoding My Pup's DNA. More evidence that mutts are the best.

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How Did Saloons in the Old West Lock Their Doors at Night? The swinging doors you see in Westerns weren't up to real security.

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The Battle of New York: An Avengers Oral History
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Marvel

The Battle of New York: An Avengers Oral History. It took a huge team of professionals to pull it off.

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The Mountain Man Who Outran His Captors Barefoot and Naked. John Colter had to think fast to escape Blackfoot country.

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A Program to Guide You to College Success. First-generation college students do much better when they have personal guidance from trained counselors.

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When Don the Talking Dog Took the Nation by Storm. He only knew eight words, but was the hit of the vaudeville circuit.

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A Spring Drive in Nepal. A driver must have nerves of steel to avoid waterfalls cascading over the mountain road.

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The Heart-Racing Drama of Dissecting a Beached Whale. Dr. Joy Reidenberg shares stories from her unique job.

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The Robot-Operated Power Plant of the Future. One is already being built in Japan.

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7 Times People Were Awarded Lifetime Supplies Of Things. That's the way to make a few lifetime fans.

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