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Countdown in Cairo

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Egypt's military threatened to take over if President Morsi doesn't meet with his opposition within 48 hours. Get updates on the drama in Cairo as they happen.
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What Movie Should You See This Fourth Of July? The recommendations include the length of time you can sit in an air conditioned theater.
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22 truly badass pop-culture presidents. If only an action hero were at all electable in the real world! (NSFW text)
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The 17 Most Expensive Divorces Of All Time. One more reason to be thankful that you're not rich.
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A new study finds that the weight, size, and color of your plates and utensils affects how you perceive the taste of the food. So don't save the good china just for special occasions.
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Essential designs, furnishings, and accessories for your man cave. Especially if it's only a fantasy of a man cave.
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From Legend to Reality: Discovering the Sunken City of Heracleion. It's now a few miles off the Egyptian coast, and 150 feet underwater.
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Are you ready for the return of GeoCities? The new incarnation called NeoCities wants to return web design to everyday users.
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Now that Google Reader is defunct, how should you organize your internet surfing? Here's a look at three possible replacements.

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10 Holiday Controversies
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10 Holiday Controversies. What were once personal choices are now public arguments about how it should be done.

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How Zarafa, France’s First Giraffe, Became a Cultural Sensation. Artists across the country wanted to draw or paint her.

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The 6 Big Superhero Movies Of 2017, Ranked From Worst To Best. It's hard to disagree with such a short list, but some fans will.

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When They Tried to Collect on a Nonexistent Debt, This Man Fought Back. Andrew Therrien took the harassment personally, and set out to find out who was behind it.

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Competitive creative dog grooming is an activity that makes dogs into an art medium. The documentary short Well Groomed follows two creative dog groomers through the biggest such contest at Groom Expo.

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Ada Blackjack, the Forgotten Sole Survivor of an Odd Arctic Expedition. She didn't know how to shoot or trap, but she had to make it back to her young son.

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The American Savings Crisis, Explained. Even if we could build savings in this economy, it wouldn't be worth the effort.

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12 Heroic U.S. Military Chaplains. They didn't want to kill, but served by their own sacrifice.

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How Animals are Excavated at the La Brea Tar Pits
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Excavating 101 at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. See how paleontologists get those animals out of the ancient asphalt.

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Solving the Mystery of Lyme Disease. When a shocking number of children in one town developed rheumatoid arthritis, doctors and public health officials teamed up to find its cause.

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Horse Feathers: the Marx Brothers at Their Best. The 1932 film is better than its reputation.

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A Child Interviews Her Cat. Any cat owner can relate to the absolute accuracy of the cat's responses.

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10 Reasons Why We Already Know Rey Is a Skywalker. This speculation is derived from clues in The Force Awakens, and contains no spoilers for The last Jedi.

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The Netflix Movie A Christmas Prince is a Hit for All the Wrong Reasons. It might even be worth borrowing a Netflix password.

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Imagining the Jellyfish Apocalypse. As the ocean's ecosystems collapse, they are poised to take over.

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What Was FDR Doing On the "Date Which Will Live in Infamy"? Read how the president took the news of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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