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Sharks Make Movies Better

Just Add Sharks

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Sharks Make Movies Better

Your Favorite Movie Just Got Better

Because it just got shark-ified.

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Weird Ways to Die: Dino Edition

Here are 10 of the oddest theories on how the dinosaurs vanished.

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When Your Stomach Groans Call A Drone

Imagine the Tacocopter descending from above. Sounds amazing.

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Breaking Through

io9 has a great history and analysis of those odd times when a TV show starts acknowledging it’s a TV show.

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Today I Learned On Reddit’s Today I Learned: Renaming the Shore

Thank you to Reddit user esecarlostondo for posting this TIL that made me laugh by pointing out the name used for a popular American show airing in Japan.

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Hamburger. Ramen Noodles. Ramenburger.

Your mind has just been blown.

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What Is Natural?

Food and beverage labels love the word natural, but do you actually know what it means? (Note: A Ramenburger is not natural)

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Let the Buyer Beware

Sometimes when you think you’re buying an Apple you’re really just buying an apple.

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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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