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It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's a Terrible Movie

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Not So Super

For every Dark Knight there’s a Daredevil. These are the worst superhero movies of the last 10 years.

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A City In Disguise

If you walked by 58 Joralemon Street in Brooklyn, you’d see what looks just like a normal brick townhouse. In reality, you’d be seeing a fake house that's really an underground escape route.

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Thumbs Up To This

There’s a big difference between a thumb up and a middle finger up. Why do hand gestures come about?

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A Dying Wish Delayed

Thomas “Cotton” Jones was killed at war way back in 1944, but his final request has only now been fulfilled, as a written message has just reached his now-90-year-old high school sweetheart.

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Remembering Phil Hartman

The brilliant actor, who was killed 15 years ago today, was one of many well-known people to get their start on Pee-wee’s Playhouse. One of Hartman’s earliest recordings is now being turned into a brand-new cartoon.

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You Get What You Paid For

You buy candy at the 99-cent store and you’re bound to get something odd.

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The Early Bird Gets the Job

If you’re interviewing for a job, be knowledgeable, organized and early.

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Volcanic Eruptions Under Antarctic Ice
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Solid Evidence of Eruptions Under Antarctic Ice. Over 100 volcanoes, hidden under ice sheets, could destabilize the continent.

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In 1859, the United States and Britain Almost Went to War Over a Pig. The farmers of San Juan Island called in the troops to determine sovereignty once and for all.

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The Contentious Physics of Wiffle Ball. An engineer explains his experiments to find out why it curves.

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A Fortune Lost at Sea: Ship Sinks with California Gold Rush Treasure. Hundreds died, and the loss of gold caused several banks to fail.

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How Don Hewitt Invented 60 Minutes and Changed Journalism Forever. The show is beginning its 50th year on the air.

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This Ghost Town was Aiming Nuclear Missiles at America from Just 125 Miles Away. Gudym, on the eastern edge of Russia, is now just a shell of its former self.

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How Scientists are Revolutionizing Beer. Small batches of craft beer enable brewers to experiment and innovate.

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Welcome to One of the World's Last Matriarchal Societies. Kihnu, an island off the coast of Estonia, is struggling to preserve its culture.

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Why Denmark is the World's Happiest Country
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5 Reasons Why Danes Are Happier Than the Rest of Us. The surprise is not the reasons themselves, but the fact that they are common among the population.

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Who Would Win in a Competition Between a Science Museum and a Natural History Museum? A game of one-upmanship was played out on Twitter, and readers were the winners.

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What Happens When War Is Outlawed. Fifteen nations did just that in 1928, but it didn't last long.

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My Three Years in Identity Theft Hell. Proving who you are when someone else is, too, becomes a full-time job with no perks.

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Elon Musk Releases an Explosive Mega-Collection of His Greatest Rocket Failures. Still, risking failure is the only path to technological breakthrough.

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Put Away Your Pumpkins, It's Still Summer. Autumn creep is a sign we're becoming divorced from the natural progression of the growing season.

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Early Time Travel? Why Britain Lost 11 Days in 1752.

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