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Breakfast Around the World

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Not everyone has bacon and eggs or toast and yogurt for breakfast. Breakfast around the world ranges from miso soup and steamed white rice (Japan) to tomatoes, cucumbers, and olives (Turkey).
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An exclusive interview with Miss Piggy, perhaps Hollywood’s most humble porcine star after Babe and Wilbur, reveals the actress’s greatest fear, most treasured possession, and a near-death experience paying full retail price.
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There's been a huge discovery about prime numbers! Here's what it means for the future of math.
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One lucky home remodeler in Minnesota discovered an original copy of Action Comics #1 hidden in the insulation of his recently purchased new property. The exceedingly rare issue, which features Superman’s first appearance, is already bidding at $127,000.
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Comics aren’t the only memorabilia selling for obscene amounts of cash: Luke Skywalker’s pants just sold at auction for $36,100. According to actor Mark Hamill, the pants in question were a run-of-the-mill distressed pair of Levi’s, which retail new for about $78.
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How much do you think someone would pay for Ronald Reagan’s sweatpants?
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Denmark won this year’s Eurovision song contest and the rights/responsibilies of hosting next year’s show with Emmelie de Forest’s performance of “Only Teardrops.” While the honor lasts a full year, contest entries as ridiculous as these are truly timeless.
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Cross your fingers and hope whoever’s been assigned to sing the national anthem this Memorial Day weekend won’t flub it as badly as these people did.

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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut. In 1966, Robert Lawrence, Jr. was selected for a space program you've never heard of.

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A Hubo Humanoid Robot Carried the Olympic Torch in Daejon, South Korea, on Monday. It showed off a bit by cutting a hole through a wall to pass the torch on.

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The Little Blue Pill: An Oral History of Viagra. A trial of the blood pressure medicine sildenafil had a strange side effect that made it world-famous.

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Banner Ladies: The Human Billboards of Yesteryear. Looking back on a peculiar advertising trend of the 1870s.

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The Surprising History of the Kimono. It went from simple body covering to cultural icon during the Edo period.

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Confessions of a Star Wars Nerd. No matter how much of a fan you consider yourself, there is always someone who will out-geek you.

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Incredible Photographs of a Doomed 1914 Antarctic Expedition. Over two years, they lived on a ship, on ice, and on an island before they could leave.

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25 Unsung Christmas Icons
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Warner Home Video

25 Unsung Christmas Icons. You know them, from Yukon Cornelius to Cousin Eddie.

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The Christmas Bird Count. The hundred-year-old tradition is yielding useful information about how our world is changing.

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The Billionaire Who Refused to Pay Kidnappers to Save His Grandson's Life. The true story behind the movie All the Money in the World.

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19 Weird Ways Christmas Was Totally Different 100 Years Ago. Only the best traditions stand the test of time.

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Why Your Brain Has Trouble Bailing Out Of a Bad Plan. Dialing it back takes too many steps.

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Christmas Time Means Sneaky Cats Getting Stuck in Trees. And they're not the least bit sorry about it.

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15 High-Flying Facts About Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. The story set in the 19th century brought martial arts movies into the 21st century.

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