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Taking Pictures That Sparkle

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Painting With Sparklers

I know you have sparklers lying around that you’re not thrilled to use today. So why not use them instead to create some really amazing photographs?

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If You Buy American

If you’re a U.S. consumer, you’ll likely recognize each of the jingles jammed into this quick ditty.

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As American As Spam

Unfortunately, the junk mail seems to be more quintessentially American these days than the canned meat product. And spam mail continues to evolve to try to find its mark.

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That Museum Is Really Moving

No, seriously, it’s REALLY moving.

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Thank You Caesar Rodney

Even though nobody remembers you or these other completely ignored founding fathers.

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The British Village That Loves Independence Day

Warton, Lancashire always joins in the celebration.

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Joe Jackson Wasn’t Alone

Some of these other athletes had interesting shoeless moments also.

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Isn’t It Ironic?

I have an English degree and I’m still not 100 percent sure if some of these photographs can be defined as irony.

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Where Are They Now: Ricky Bobby Edition

On America’s big day let’s find out what happened to one of America’s biggest (fictional) sports heros.

And if you haven’t gotten enough Will Ferrell, here’s his famous impression of Harry Caray mixed with one of this year’s most famous songs.

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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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