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Cooling Off in Allahabad

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With the last several days reaching a scorching 113 degrees Fahrenheit in multiple regions of India, an entire nation jumps at any and every chance to cool off. 

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Season four of Eastbound and Down premieres September 29, and HBO says these eight episodes will be the last of the lovably raunchy series.

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Last week, an unmasked photo of the French pop duo Daft Punk leaked to the press. Publicity stunt or not, here are 11 more pics of recording artists without their makeup or costumes on.

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In celebration of the upcoming screening of the documentary Our Nixon in D.C., the filmmakers have released a limited supply of H.R. Haldeman bobblehead dolls for purchase. (We interviewed director Penny Lane at SXSW.)

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For those dreading the ominous march into the workplace, turn back the clock 48 hours to a blissful Cat Saturday pictorial essay.

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Two math professors at Illinois State University claimed to have come across a notebook from Abraham Lincoln's childhood—leading them to believe Honest Abe wasn't the homeschooled sort he claimed to be.

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As it turns out, southeast Alaska has quite the burgeoning rap hip-hop scene with a slew of aspiring rap artists—at least "25 serious ones."

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Tom Cruise was an inch away from landing the role of Tony Stark in the blockbuster Iron Man franchise. Here are 20 other actors who almost got a juicy part in a Hollywood smash.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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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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