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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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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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