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Scientifically Inaccurate Songs

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Just Because They’re Called Stars...

Doesn’t mean they know anything about the actual stars, or gravity, the tides, biology, or anything else of a scientific nature.

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Today I Learned On Reddit’s Today I Learned: Horses Are Hard to Draw

Maurice Sendak originally intended the book to be about wild horses.

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Only the Fittest Survive Marriage

An illustrated guide to Darwin’s thoughts on marriage, and some of his other, more well-known thoughts.

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Bus Stop Star

What if you were sitting at a bus stop, looked over and saw yourself starring on a videoboard. The speed and skill with which this prank is pulled off is really impressive.

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This Episode Brought to You By the Number 10 to 20

Sesame Street has produced new content intended for children with a parent serving time in jail.

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Building Blocks

Read the story of how Melissa & Doug built one of the best children’s toy businesses around (That’s my humble opinion as the father of 3- and 2-year old boys).

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Crime Doesn’t Pay

In fact, you may pay. With your fingers.

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Get Your Kicks

I think you know where.

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The Last Incan Suspension Bridge

It's at least 500 years old, made entirely of grass, and woven by hand.

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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