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What yesterday's Supreme Court rulings mean for the gay community. "Federal benefits" covers a lot of ground that straight couples take for granted.
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The 2013 Running Of The Interns. When the US Supreme Court is expected to make a historic ruling (as it did yesterday), the news media has a plan in place to post or broadcast it as soon as possible, which involves interns in tennis shoes.
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10 Amazing Movie Androids. They either inspire terror or make you fall for them -there's no middle ground.
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Some people are becoming obsessed with collecting data about their own bodies. On the other end of the spectrum, I don't even own a set of scales, because ignorance is bliss.
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Here’s What Happened In The Original, Terrible Ending To World War Z. Contains spoilers, but if you've seen the movie, you must be curious about what was changed.
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10 bets you will never lose. That is, if you know the secrets shown in this video -and if your opponent hasn't seen it.
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Inside Taco Bell’s New ‘Power Protein Menu.’ The word 'protein' is supposed to be a health-conscious euphemism for 'meat,' so don't confuse it with Soylent Green.
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Technoviking wins his lawsuit against the videographer who made him famous. But the court cannot force a genie back into the bottle.
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10 Food Lies We've All Been Fed. Now I don't feel so bad about pouring wine out of the box and into a fancy carafe before serving.
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Getting Rich by Singing Badly. Meet five acts that crossed the line between music and comedy -sometimes without meaning to.

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How Jupiter May Have Gifted Early Earth With Water
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How Jupiter May Have Gifted Early Earth With Water. Young gas giants throw debris toward inward planets, including hydrogen-rich materials.

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Brazil's Geography Problem. It's a big country with lots of people, so why isn't it a world power?

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The Science of Hearing. Our ability to detect and interpret sounds is due to an amazing and complicated biological system.

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Lucasfilm Might be Putting Future Star Wars Spinoffs on Hold. Solo's disappointing box office was a surprise glitch in the moneymaking machine.

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Why Women Say Nothing Is Wrong When Something Is Clearly Wrong. She has plenty of reasons not to share it with you right now.

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How to Decorate Like a Viking. Archaeologists have built a palette of the paint colors used on Viking homes and buildings.

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The Breastfeeding Zealots of the Neonatal Ward. Maternal lactation is pushed to the point of shaming mothers with hungry babies.

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9 Amazing Tiki Bars. A visit will cool you off even on the hottest day.

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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain
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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain. Check out 25 subtle tricks that make you spend more.

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Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border. A list of resources and organizations that need your skills, time, or money.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice. While the days will only get shorter from here, temperatures will still go up.

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The Forgotten Chefs Who Made Chili Con Carne a Tex-Mex Standard. Women running their own businesses gave us an entirely new cuisine.

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You Would Never Expect Killer Whales to Appear Here. Arctic Ocean prey that once fed polar bears is fair game for orcas.

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Brooklyn's Defunct Domino Sugar Plant Opens as Domino Park. Pictures show how an old factory can become a community park and still retain its history.

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First Impressions. Tom Comitta took the first sentence from 268 New Yorker short stories, sorted them, and combined them into one surprisingly cohesive tale.

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The Original Locations of 15 Famous Chain Stores. There might be one near you!

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