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.

6 of the Scariest Fictional Secret Societies

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Warner Home Video

6 of the Scariest Fictional Secret Societies. We've seen the movies, and we are just glad that they are fictional.

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The 6 Most Epically Pointless Arguments on Wikipedia. No detail is too small or obscure to fight about.

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Try an Online Artificial Intelligence Image Generator. Enter some text, and let an algorithm present its best guess for you.

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Half-Hanged Maggie and Other Survivors of the Gallows. Eight people who refused to die by hanging.

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Two Billion Years Ago, Andromeda Ate the Milky Way’s Sibling. It may have left some remains as a much smaller galaxy.

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European Printmakers Had No Idea What Colonial American Cities Looked Like, So They Just Made Stuff Up. They assumed that the New World couldn't be that different from what they'd seen at home.

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How to be Happier. Notes from a Yale University course on happiness.

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15 Blissfully Cool Facts About Ice. Just reading about it may cool you down a little.

19 Performances That Prove Aretha Franklin Was the Greatest of All Time

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19 Performances That Prove Aretha Franklin Was the Greatest of All Time. She was truly the Queen of Soul.

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Feral Children of Myth and Reality. Authenticated cases are rare and often quite sad.

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A Huge Misperception About Sex. Our mistaken view of other people's sex lives may color our attitudes toward them.

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Stop Telling Me to Turn My Brain Off During Movies. A well-made film will engross the viewer even if it doesn't make complete sense.

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Hey Jude” Still Makes Everything “Better, Better, Better.” Fifty years ago this month, the biggest band in the world released their biggest hit.

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How Not to Get Screwed Over by Your Mechanic. Most mechanics are not out to cheat you, but the few that do are enough to scare all of us.

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The Myth of the Soulmate. No one is perfect, but you don't need perfection to find love and a satisfying relationship.

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15 Must-Try Peach Dishes from Around the Country. Better get started if you want to try them all at the peak of the season.

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