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World's Ugliest Dog?

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A Beagle-Boxer-Basset Mix Wins World’s Ugliest Dog Competition. However, most of the internet thinks he is adorable.
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Here are the two ads that won awards at the Cannes Ad Festival over the weekend. One will give you an ear worm, the other will make you wish you'd seen the Paralympics.
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Why Are There So Few Female Antiheroes on Film? Besides having too few female hero roles of any kind, there are too few writers who understand women.
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Think you're good at multitasking? Can you play guitar, tap out a beat, and dribble a basketball at the same time like this guy?
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8 Reasons Straight Men Don't Want To Get Married. The incentives that once made marriage the preferred option just aren't there anymore.
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America’s Epidemic of Psychiatric Over-Diagnosis. Are there really more and more people suffering from depression or ADHD every year?
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Giant Spider Attacks Meteorologist During Newscast. The spider was only on the camera lens, but you'd never know it from the way she freaks out.
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12 Clever Uses for Dental Floss. Funny, there's no mention of using it to clean your teeth.
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Real bats sing the Batman theme song. All they needed was a little sound manipulation so we can hear their ultrasonic voices -and so they can carry a tune.
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Apollo 13 was the scariest mission in NASA history. Read the short version of the story and find out what really happened.

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How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture
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How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture. When creating heroic tales, filmmakers still ask, "What would Indiana Jones do?"

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The Unexplained Dancing Plague and Other Epidemics of Yore. The power of suggestion is still the most logical explanation.

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Reanimation! Science Stories About Frankenstein. This seven-part video series features conversations with scientists on Mary Shelley's book and the issues it addresses.

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George Lucas's Plan for Star Wars 7 through 9, Starring Mid-Chlorians. No matter how much you dislike any of the new Star Wars films, you can tell yourself it could have been so much worse.

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The Recipes of Cleopatra. Her elixirs were well-regarded in the fields of cosmetics, gynecology, and alchemy.

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The Iroquois Theater Disaster. More than 600 people died in the stampede and conflagration, which led to new safety standards.

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The Secret to Loving Your Life. The first step is giving up on the notion that you are in control.

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10 TV Characters Who Were Inspired By Real People. Not all of them were happy about it.

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17 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads
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17 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads That Are Actually Really Helpful. You can never spend too much time bonding with your child.

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Raccoon and the Light. The cute animated story of a raccoon that found a flashlight shows what forest creatures do in the dark.

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Behind the Scenes at the National Zoo’s Kitchen. Catering to the needs and preferences of 1800 animals is no picnic.

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The Stanford Prison Experiment was Massively Influential, But Fraudulent. Shocking experiments become classics, while their irregularities and the failure to replicate their results are barely noticed.

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4 True Crime Stories Starring Famous Historical Figures. Featuring Abraham Lincoln, Arthur Conan Doyle, Queen Elizabeth, and Colonel Sanders.

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Bark In The Park Event Goes Sideways. What could possibly go wrong when you combine good dogs and flying baseballs?

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What Do Women Want? Pockets! There's no good reason we can't stash a phone as easily as men do.

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Why Father's Day Was 58 Years in the Making. It wasn't an official holiday until 1972!

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