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We the People…Really Love Dogs

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It’s official: Americans are, by and large, dog people. Eighteen percent claim to be dinosaur people, but they might want to rethink that.

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Heart-shaped MOM tattoos are a pretty clichéd (and tacky) way to honor a loved one, but one graphic designer's flesh-and-ink tribute to his father is both beautiful and meaningful.

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Read up on these 7 misconceptions about the fine art of cooking steak before your next backyard barbecue. Your stomach, your guests, and your guests' stomachs will thank you.

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Butter-loving Southern cooking maven Paula Deen is in hot water for cracking racist jokes and dropping the n-word, but it's not the first time she's been caught spouting some unwise words.

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Superman is super-strong, can leap tall buildings in a single bound, and is probably a pretty good journalist in his non-world-saving hours, so I’ve always thought it seemed odd that something as mundane as a radioactive rock can bring him to his knees. I’m not the only one who thinks so.

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Kanye West is also under fire for not being too careful with the lyrics of his latest album.

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This is what a billion pixels' worth of Mars looks like.

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Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
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Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked. There are 79 to choose from, with critiques.

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Academic Publishing is Headed for a Day of Reckoning. When you must pay to publish and then pay to read, how can we afford to learn science?

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12 Bizarre Inspirations Behind Star Wars Movie Characters. The creators have been asked time and time again where they got their ideas, and the answers range from goofy (literally) to sublime.

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The World Might Be Better Off Without College for Everyone. It's become an arms race for unnecessary job credentials.

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2017 is the Year that Computers Became Phones. The way people use technology is driving the design of the modern desktop and laptop.

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15 Things You Might Not Know About Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man. The mathematical sketch was a personal note that became one of the artist's most famous works.

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10 Holiday Controversies
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10 Holiday Controversies. What were once personal choices are now public arguments about how it should be done.

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How Zarafa, France’s First Giraffe, Became a Cultural Sensation. Artists across the country wanted to draw or paint her.

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The 6 Big Superhero Movies Of 2017, Ranked From Worst To Best. It's hard to disagree with such a short list, but some fans will.

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When They Tried to Collect on a Nonexistent Debt, This Man Fought Back. Andrew Therrien took the harassment personally, and set out to find out who was behind it.

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Competitive creative dog grooming is an activity that makes dogs into an art medium. The documentary short Well Groomed follows two creative dog groomers through the biggest such contest at Groom Expo.

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Ada Blackjack, the Forgotten Sole Survivor of an Odd Arctic Expedition. She didn't know how to shoot or trap, but she had to make it back to her young son.

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The American Savings Crisis, Explained. Even if we could build savings in this economy, it wouldn't be worth the effort.

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12 Heroic U.S. Military Chaplains. They didn't want to kill, but served by their own sacrifice.

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