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The Mongolian Death Worm

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The Mongolian Death Worm, Mothman, the Jersey Devil, and seven more incredible urban legends that attack from the air.

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John Green hosts our YouTube series. Yesterday he and his wife welcomed a baby girl! Everybody is very excited about Alice. Even the White House.

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The quiz about nothing: Test your knowledge of Seinfeld in this 20-question quiz or no soup for you!

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Flashback to Paul McCartney's live "Abbey Road" medley at the Music for Montserrat benefit.

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The video game giant Atari has purchased somewhere between 10 and 20 semi-trucks' worth of their repertoire's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial cartridge videogame, many of which were dumped in a New Mexico landfill nearly 20 years ago.

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So you wanna solve climate change? Here's a flowchart that'll single-handedly help you lead the way to a green revolution. (Fingers crossed.)

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Silver Dollar City's Outlaw Run, Six Flags Over Texas's Iron Rattler and three more of this summer's best roller coasters in which you can revel in sublime nausea.

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Did you happen to catch that NCAA baseball game where the Siberian husky ran onto the field and interrupted the whole thing? It's pretty cute.

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Disney's original title for The Lion King was King of the Jungle -- until they realized lions don't live in jungles! Check out 18 more pretty cool facts about the making of the 1994 iconic animated feature.

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Japan's School Lunches Are Some of the Best in the World
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Japan's School Lunches Are Some of the Best in the World. Mealtime is considered part of the students' education.

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Russia’s Cross-Dressing War Hero. Nadezhda Durova impressed Tsar Alexander I and earned acceptance for being an "interesting" woman.

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Who Really Invented Calculus? An account of the feud between Isaac Newton and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz.

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The Best Way to Watch All of Star Trek. A viewer's guide to catching up on all 600 hours of Star Trek in TV and film (or at least the hours worth watching).

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A Failed 1930s American Town, Lost in Time in the Amazon Rainforest. The Ford Motor Company built Fordlândia to manage a rubber tree plantation that produced no rubber.

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How to Find the Specs for Any Device You Own. You might want to jot them down so you'll have them handy for tech support.

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The Bad Hair, Incorrect Feathering, and Missing Skin Flaps of Dinosaur Art. C.M. Kosemen shows us what artists might think contemporary animals would look like if they only had skeletons to go by.

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The Limbless Magician of 18th Century London. Matthew Buchinger was a master at sleight-of-hand, even though he had no hands.

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The Many Deaths of the Joker
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The Many Deaths of The Joker. The villain is killed off time and time again, but he's too good to get rid of permanently.

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The Magazine That Started a Feminist Movement in Japan. Seitō was groundbreaking literature in 1911.

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Is Beaming Down in Star Trek a Death Sentence? We don't know whether the reassembled atoms at the other end are the real you.

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The True Story Behind Billie Jean King’s Victorious “Battle of the Sexes.” It was just one chapter in her campaign to elevate women in tennis.

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The Ultimate, Indisputable Ranking of Planets in the Solar System, with a justification for each. Earth needs some help to regain its formerly stellar reputation.

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The Delicate Art of the Amusement Park Caricature. The artist must negotiate the body image issues of strangers every day.

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America's Flood Epidemic. Houston has seen three "500-year floods" in just the last three years.

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11 Strange Battlefields Where the Cold War Was Fought. There was no competition too inconsequential for the U.S. And the Soviet Union.

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