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Stephen Colbert’s Tearful Tribute To His Mother was Amazing. First, you'll grab a hankie and then you'll call your Mom.
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Take a Tour Inside the Large Hadron Collider's Incredible Data Center. Although their number crunching is outsourced around the world, CERN still stores enormous amounts of data on site.
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The "Me Me Me" Wedding. The bridezilla phenomenon is spreading worldwide -like a plague.
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Why James Gandolfini’s Death Feels So Personal. No matter what role he played, he seemed like one of us.
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A record-breaking heat wave in Alaska makes for some strange scenes. Combine that with 24-hour daylight at the solstice, and residents wish they had air conditioning.
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The Ten Most Dysfunctional Families in Literature. When everyone is unhappy in his own way, it makes us feel better about our own lives.
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Watch 91-year-old Sy Perlis bench press 187 pounds -a record for his age group. Most people who live to 91 are lucky to lift their morning coffee cup.
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31 Household Products You’ll Never Have To Buy Again. With these recipes, you can make them yourself!
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Getting pregnant after age 35 might not be as difficult as previously thought. It turns out that the conventional wisdom on later pregnancies came from statistics that are hundreds of years old.

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Robert Penn, Twentieth Century Fox
How Intelligent is the Alien Xenomorph?
Robert Penn, Twentieth Century Fox
Robert Penn, Twentieth Century Fox

Just How Intelligent is the Alien Xenomorph? For a slimy, 8-foot insect, it had some canny strategies.

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Sharknado 6 Will Have Nazis and Noah's Ark, Which Seems Weirdly Predictable. Godwin's law should have come into effect long before the sixth film.

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Your Cortex Contains 17 Billion Computers. Our brains are much more complex than we've been told, and we have charts to explain them.

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Is This The Most Crowded Island In The World? A visit to Ilet a Brouee, a micro-sample of Haiti's unnatural history.

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Hilarious Guide To Dog Breeds That Will Help You Choose Your Next Dog. Comic artist Grace Gogarty captures the canine personalities you won't understand from mere pictures.

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Finding a Lost Strain of Rice, and Clues to Slave Cooking. Thought to be gone forever, a chef stumbled across a surviving crop of hill rice in Trinidad.

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29 Secrets Competitive Figure Skaters Will Never Tell You. But we found out anyway.

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This is What the Flu Does to Your Body. You feel like you've been hijacked, because that's exactly what's happening.

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Atsushi Nishijima, Disney Enterprises, Inc.
How A Wrinkle in Time Inspired Female Scientists
Atsushi Nishijima, Disney Enterprises, Inc.
Atsushi Nishijima, Disney Enterprises, Inc.

True Stories of How A Wrinkle in Time Inspired Female Scientists. The right book at the right time can change the world.

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How a Pile of Unpaid Bills Led to Washington, D.C. The new city was to be a haven from angry creditors.

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At the NBA All-Star Game, Fergie Performed "The Star Spangled Banner" as a Sultry Torch Song. The response was not so much outrage as it was laughter.

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Hawai‘i’s Last Outlaw Hippies. They've been squatting in the Kalalau Valley for 50 years, but that's coming to an end.

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The Insect That Painted Europe Red. When Conquistadors brought cochineal insects back from the Aztec empire, the color they produced made Spanish dyers rich.

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A New Model Predicts That the 'Ideal' Mammal Is 2.5 Times Bigger Than an Elephant. That model assumes adequate resources from an abundant Earth.

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New York’s Oldest Dim Sum Restaurant and the Secrets of Chinatown. Take a tour of Doyers Street, also known as Bloody Angle.

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15 of History's Greatest Mad Scientists. How being downright insane can lead to thinking outside the box.

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