Debunking the 'Risky Teenage Brain' Stereotype

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Time to End the Stereotype of the "Risky Teenage Brain." Teenagers take risks, but the reason isn't lack of brain development.

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5 Strange, Star-Laden Films That Have Never Been Released. Producers paid big for these movies that never made it to theaters or even video stores.

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The History of Five Uniquely American Sandwiches. Chow mein sandwich, anyone?

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Here's Why Some Theaters Are Refusing To Screen The Last Jedi. Disney's requirements may cost small theaters too much in the long run.

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If someone told you a group of war horses started dancing like a chorus line from a Broadway musical, you might think they were bewitched. However, this tale from medieval China has plenty of contemporary provenance.

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A Restaurant Ruined My Life. Running your own eatery is a fine dream, but 80 percent of first-time restaurant owners fail.

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There has Never Been a Better Time to Be a Bad Actor. Streaming services have opened up opportunities for anyone with any experience at all.

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10 Food Products That (Thankfully) Flopped. Just because we can make coffee-flavored Jell-O doesn't mean that we should.

Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks

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Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks. Imagine Glacier National Park without a glacier.

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The Chimp Who Believed She Was Human. After being raised in a human home, it took years for Lucy to learn to be an ape again.

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The Mathematical Madness of Möbius Strips and Other One-Sided Objects. A look at the history of the mind-bending field of topology

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These 1930s Housewives Were the Godmothers of Radical Consumer Activism. They protested rising food prices with the Hamtramck Meat Strike.

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Disneyland’s Fantasyland Recreated in Incredible Detail in a Basement. A railroad engineer hand-crafted his own theme park over ten years.

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The Princess Who Worked at Macy’s. The Queen of Romania also built furniture, raised poultry, and enjoyed off-roading.

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America is on the Verge of a Nursing Crisis. Our nursing schools don't have the capacity to supply our current needs, much less our future needs.

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15 Amazing Animal Reunions. It's good to know that pets lost for years might find their way home.

Why Can We Hear Others' Footsteps, But Not Our Own?

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Why Can We Hear Others' Footsteps, But Not Our Own? Brain experiments shed light on our personal filters.

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Stilt Fishing in Sri Lanka. Homemade stilts driven into the sand make for a grueling yet productive haul.

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11 Horror Movies it's Safe to Watch With Your Kids. They don't cross the line from scary to traumatizing, but you'll still want to check the details.

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Tracing the Mysterious “Turks” of South Carolina Back to the Revolutionary War. Hundreds of descendants of Joseph Benenhaley still live in Sumter County.

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The Dad-Joke Doctrine. Clean and simple jokes are embarrassing, comforting, and they bond generations together.

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A Dog With Cancer Got a New, 3D-Printed Titanium Skull. Patches is a pioneer for what might some day be available for human patients.

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The Wardrobe Team at Saturday Night Live Works With No Margin for Error. Costume changes have been done in as little as 10 seconds.

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The 19th Century Manual That Claimed the Color Blue Could Cure All Ills. Augustus J. Pleasanton was responsible for the "blue glass craze."

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