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Movies Where the Dog Doesn't Die

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Does the Dog Die? allows sensitive movie viewers to plan their next Netflix marathon to avoid movies where any beloved pets die – or at least to plan ahead enough to buy tissues.

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Gmail is introducing a new tabbed layout for its inbox, and users might need a little help learning how to navigate it.

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Jon Stewart’s hiatus from The Daily Show begins Monday, with John Oliver taking over as host, but the British correspondent couldn’t quite wait his turn on Thursday night’s episode.

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This interactive map of MLB, NBA, NFL, and NFL championship wins lets fans watch as their hometown racks up the wins through the years—or not.

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These abandoned mansions might be missing a few bricks here and there, but they don’t lack for fascinating back stories, like Belgium’s Kasteel van Mesen, which originated as a castle before becoming a gin distillery, a tobacco factory, a girls’ boarding school, and ultimately a beautiful ruin.

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Americans can’t agree on how to pronounce “mayonnaise,” “pajamas,” or “pecan pie” correctly, but everyone is united in calling their sandwiches “subs”—except, for some reason, in Philadelphia. 

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Taylor Swift did guest vocals on “As Tears Go By” at a Rolling Stones concert, and her performance was predictably controversial. 

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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe
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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe. Encountering something that overwhelms your previous experience can be terrifying or enlightening.

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Dominoes and Fire. See a chain reaction of dominoes—powered by candles, hot air, and burning sparklers.

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Alan Hale Jr. "The Skipper." Meet the man behind the Gilligan's Island character.

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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks. None of them are as scary as growing up during the Cold War arms race.

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5 Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. The secret is preparing ahead of time.

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The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne. One of the possible origin stories goes back as far as an uprising in 1813.

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The United States of Movies. The most iconic film set in each state, plotted on a colorful map.

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7 Spacecraft NASA Has Landed on Mars. Some future civilization may discover it and call it a robot planet.

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Where Did That Tuna Come From?
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Why You Should Care About Where Your Tuna Comes From. Pollutants are not the same across the globe.

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A Demonstration of How Water Acts in Space. Watch an astronaut blow fruit punch like bubble gum.

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I Wore A Mars Space Suit And It Was Exhausting. Living in an inhospitable atmosphere will be no walk in the park.

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John Ballou Newbrough's Orphan Utopia. His new Faithist religion was dictated by angels in the 1880s.

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How to Spot a Fake Viral Video. Begin with the idea that not every recording is true to life.

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The Bloody, Exhilarating Bonnie and Clyde Broke Taboos When it Hit Screens 50 Years Ago. It was historical fiction, yet resonated with the counterculture.

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The Game of Thrones Characters Need to Hang Out More. Battles and special effects are nice, but dialogue is where the show really shines.

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How WWII Saved The Great Gatsby From Obscurity. It took almost 20 years for the book to become a hit.

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