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Air Force Bronies

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Meet the Air Force's brony squadron. What started off as a My Little Pony joke is now an official training program patch.
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22 Reasons Why The Octopus Is The Biggest Badass In The Ocean. And they probably think we are weird, too.
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Watch an inmate take a chance at an audacious jailbreak. The cameras caught him, but the guards did not.
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The ‘Forbes’ Highest-Paid Actresses List and the End of the Movie Star. Big names no longer sell tickets, but Hollywood keeps paying them as if they do.
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The Abandoned Soviet Nuclear Arsenal Gouged Into a Ukrainian Mountain. It's frightening to think of how much destructive power was once stored there.
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What happens to a fast food company that pays their employees better? A few examples show how these companies tend to thrive.
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10 TV Characters Who Actually Deserve A Spinoff Show. Which ones of these are you itching to watch?
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Nobody enjoys going to the dentist. So you can't blame them for trying to lighten the most in the most ridiculous ways.
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A Pakistani game show is giving away babies as prizes. The winners are already approved by the welfare association, but what will the effect of this ratings stunt be in the long run?

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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