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Why Countries Are Racing to the Moon Again

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Why Countries Are Racing to the Moon Again. A half-dozen nations are considering a lunar mission in their long-range plans.

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When a City and a Bishop Went to War Over Beer. In 1380, the city of Wrocław didn't want to give up their monopoly on beer profits.

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Cinema’s Greatest Scene: Casablanca and "La Marseillaise." It compels you to weep with patriotism for a country you don't belong to.

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Bill Young is a corporate pilot, but he's also a photographer. The confluence of those two activities led him to a unique hobby: documenting hotel carpets around the world in pictures.

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Chanukah Americana: One Family's Search for the Perfect Menorah. Lori and David Moore didn't really mean to start a collection, but they now have more 150 menorahs, all different.

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Feast Your Eyes on Some of the Year’s Best Wildlife Photography. The British Ecological Society presents rhinos and tigers and bears, oh my!

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10 Delicious Ways to Roast a Chicken. This is comfort food at its best.

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9 Flowcharts to Help You Navigate the Christmas Season. Because you need a laugh to go along with all the festive activities.

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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution
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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution. The story of the discovery of green fluorescent protein.

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Ranking America’s Top 10 Chain Restaurants. When you're on the road for the holidays, you'll know what to expect for dinner.

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How Hoarding Works. It's not just a habit or a hobby, but a serious mental illness.

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Meet the Most Toxic Plant in North America. Whatever you do, do not eat the spotted water hemlock.

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Why Millennials are Facing the Scariest Financial Future of Any Generation Since the Great Depression. Being born in the wrong year has consequences that last a lifetime.

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How Titanic’s Iconic Necklace Almost Sank an Entire Company. The J. Peterman Company was the only officially licensed producer of the Heart of the Ocean.

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Star Wars and the Unfortunate Ubiquity of the Final Climactic Explosion. It's happened several times already; let's see something different.

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13 Weird and Wonderful Gingerbread Houses. You can make anything from imagination and royal icing.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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