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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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The Battle of New York: An Avengers Oral History
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The Battle of New York: An Avengers Oral History. It took a huge team of professionals to pull it off.

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The Mountain Man Who Outran His Captors Barefoot and Naked. John Colter had to think fast to escape Blackfoot country.

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A Program to Guide You to College Success. First-generation college students do much better when they have personal guidance from trained counselors.

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When Don the Talking Dog Took the Nation by Storm. He only knew eight words, but was the hit of the vaudeville circuit.

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A Spring Drive in Nepal. A driver must have nerves of steel to avoid waterfalls cascading over the mountain road.

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The Heart-Racing Drama of Dissecting a Beached Whale. Dr. Joy Reidenberg shares stories from her unique job.

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The Robot-Operated Power Plant of the Future. One is already being built in Japan.

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7 Times People Were Awarded Lifetime Supplies Of Things. That's the way to make a few lifetime fans.

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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots?
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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots? Data from the MESSENGER probe proves the tiny planet is more interesting than we ever knew.

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How Antonio Banderas Conquered His Fear of Playing Picasso. The role of his hometown hero was intimidating before now.

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What Kind of Town Elects a Cat as its Mayor? The kind of town Talkeetna, Alaska, is.

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Where the Amish Go on Vacation. A neighborhood in Sarasota, Florida, is the place for an annual respite from normal work.

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8 Serious Hollywood Scenes That Looked Hilarious Before CGI. Don't let a look behind the scenes ruin your suspension of disbelief.

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A Cat Walks Into a Deli ... And the clerk helps him select a choice cut of meat.

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How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838. The Mudfog Association proposed using automatons to provide immersive entertainment.

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The Jewish Psychic Who Tricked Hitler. Erik Jan Hanussen was a master at manipulating gullible people, up to a point.

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