What Do Porgs Taste Like?

© 2017 Lucasfilm Ltd.
© 2017 Lucasfilm Ltd.

What Do Porgs Taste Like? Both scientists and chefs give their opinions on the Star Wars creatures.

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Building a Life-Sized Gingerbread House Takes Over 10,000 Cookie Bricks. Read how the Fairmont San Francisco hotel does it every year.

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We Found Evidence of Early Humans in the Jungles of Borneo. Niah Caves National Park was populated with people 46,000 years ago.

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The Pentagon Admits it Had a Secret UFO Program. The Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program ran from 2007 to 2012, and may exist in some form today.

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What Christmas Dinner Looks Like In 19 Different Countries. The food varies, but the tradition stays in the families.

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Select the Instruments and Build a Quartet with the New Year's Music Box. Matt McCorkle and Sam Reider built an interactive soundboard that plays "Auld Lang Syne" in four-part harmony.

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Masher Menace: When American Women First Confronted Their Sexual Harassers. Even in the 19th century, women were ridiculed for wanting to be left alone.

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10 Ways to Make the Most of Your Happy Moments. Some tips on accentuating the positive for your own benefit.

Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks

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Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks. Imagine Glacier National Park without a glacier.

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The Chimp Who Believed She Was Human. After being raised in a human home, it took years for Lucy to learn to be an ape again.

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The Mathematical Madness of Möbius Strips and Other One-Sided Objects. A look at the history of the mind-bending field of topology

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These 1930s Housewives Were the Godmothers of Radical Consumer Activism. They protested rising food prices with the Hamtramck Meat Strike.

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Disneyland’s Fantasyland Recreated in Incredible Detail in a Basement. A railroad engineer hand-crafted his own theme park over ten years.

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The Princess Who Worked at Macy’s. The Queen of Romania also built furniture, raised poultry, and enjoyed off-roading.

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America is on the Verge of a Nursing Crisis. Our nursing schools don't have the capacity to supply our current needs, much less our future needs.

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15 Amazing Animal Reunions. It's good to know that pets lost for years might find their way home.

Why Can We Hear Others' Footsteps, But Not Our Own?

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Why Can We Hear Others' Footsteps, But Not Our Own? Brain experiments shed light on our personal filters.

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Stilt Fishing in Sri Lanka. Homemade stilts driven into the sand make for a grueling yet productive haul.

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11 Horror Movies it's Safe to Watch With Your Kids. They don't cross the line from scary to traumatizing, but you'll still want to check the details.

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Tracing the Mysterious “Turks” of South Carolina Back to the Revolutionary War. Hundreds of descendants of Joseph Benenhaley still live in Sumter County.

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The Dad-Joke Doctrine. Clean and simple jokes are embarrassing, comforting, and they bond generations together.

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A Dog With Cancer Got a New, 3D-Printed Titanium Skull. Patches is a pioneer for what might some day be available for human patients.

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The Wardrobe Team at Saturday Night Live Works With No Margin for Error. Costume changes have been done in as little as 10 seconds.

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The 19th Century Manual That Claimed the Color Blue Could Cure All Ills. Augustus J. Pleasanton was responsible for the "blue glass craze."

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