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Who dares enter the Funhouse of Fear? Read an excerpt from Stephen King's new novel Joyland.
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33 Unwritten Rules Everyone Needs To Follow. Oh, sure, you do, but I bet you know someone else who needs this list.
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Watch Two Grown Men Reenact A Conversation Between A Father And His Two-Year-Old Daughter. What is thoroughly adorable when a little girls says it turns extremely creepy when Daddy takes the part.
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20 Highbrow Books to Read on the Beach This Summer. More memorable than bodice-rippers, but still short enough to finish in your spare vacation time.
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Some longtime residents of Moore, Oklahoma, have lost two or even more houses to tornadoes. They talk about starting the process of recovery all over again.
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Rare photos of the Statue of Liberty being built in 1883. Just think of all the man-hours of labor that went into such a project.
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More people in America die from suicide than from traffic accidents these days. The rising rate of suicide is a cry for help from society as well as individuals.
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How a Ghost Army of American artists helped defeat Hitler. A new documentary tells how distraction and subterfuge contributed to the Allied victory.
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7 Horrifying Aircraft Landings (in which no one died). All accompanied by a world-class sigh of relief.

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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. 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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