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Science Wants Your Dog To Talk

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Sit Up. Roll Over. Speak.

This new device would allow your dog to communicate with you in a whole new way.

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The Movie Beast From Best to Least

Who is the best monster of them all?

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What Would You Say If He Was Standing Right Next To You?

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey will start the All Star Game tonight. But, despite being a superstar, a lot of people in his own city wouldn’t know him if they saw him. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon sent him out to interview people and prove this point.

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Get Your Way

Let Bill Hader show you the cheat code to life.

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Real Life Begins Now

You might as well have a graduation cap that communicates that.

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The Reality of Fantasy Sports

People in the real world are making real money by playing fake sports.

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Reinventing Sand

Finally that stuff that gets in your bathing suit and stuck between your toes at the beach has been reinvented as an improved castle-building material. Now how do we get all the beaches to be filled with this instead?

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Where’s the Elevator?

Because these staircases are challenging, to say the least.

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Volcanic Eruptions Under Antarctic Ice
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Solid Evidence of Eruptions Under Antarctic Ice. Over 100 volcanoes, hidden under ice sheets, could destabilize the continent.

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In 1859, the United States and Britain Almost Went to War Over a Pig. The farmers of San Juan Island called in the troops to determine sovereignty once and for all.

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The Contentious Physics of Wiffle Ball. An engineer explains his experiments to find out why it curves.

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A Fortune Lost at Sea: Ship Sinks with California Gold Rush Treasure. Hundreds died, and the loss of gold caused several banks to fail.

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How Don Hewitt Invented 60 Minutes and Changed Journalism Forever. The show is beginning its 50th year on the air.

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This Ghost Town was Aiming Nuclear Missiles at America from Just 125 Miles Away. Gudym, on the eastern edge of Russia, is now just a shell of its former self.

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How Scientists are Revolutionizing Beer. Small batches of craft beer enable brewers to experiment and innovate.

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Welcome to One of the World's Last Matriarchal Societies. Kihnu, an island off the coast of Estonia, is struggling to preserve its culture.

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Why Denmark is the World's Happiest Country
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5 Reasons Why Danes Are Happier Than the Rest of Us. The surprise is not the reasons themselves, but the fact that they are common among the population.

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Who Would Win in a Competition Between a Science Museum and a Natural History Museum? A game of one-upmanship was played out on Twitter, and readers were the winners.

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What Happens When War Is Outlawed. Fifteen nations did just that in 1928, but it didn't last long.

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My Three Years in Identity Theft Hell. Proving who you are when someone else is, too, becomes a full-time job with no perks.

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Elon Musk Releases an Explosive Mega-Collection of His Greatest Rocket Failures. Still, risking failure is the only path to technological breakthrough.

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Put Away Your Pumpkins, It's Still Summer. Autumn creep is a sign we're becoming divorced from the natural progression of the growing season.

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Early Time Travel? Why Britain Lost 11 Days in 1752.

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