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The Best Pizza Cities in America

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The Top 10 U.S. Cities For Pizza. Let the arguments begin!
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Vintage advertisements trace the changes in our culture over time. Eventually, we are astonished at how bizarre everything used to be.
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CBS is developing a new medical drama series that draws its inspiration from The Wizard of Oz. We don't yet know how they're going to do it, but the series is titled Dorothy.
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We would all watch more game shows if they came with baskets full of kittens. 8 Out of 10 Cats decided they did not want to be in baskets.
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A documentary about orcas has inspired Pixar to change the planned ending to Finding Dory. The sequel to Finding Nemo is liable to have more influence on the next generation than any documentary.
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20 Works of Architecture That Belong in a Sci-Fi Film. Even some that are decades old still look futuristic.
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Behind the Johnson & Johnson Curse. A new book suggests the family's many scandals, failures, and tragedies are more than can be explained as the byproducts of fame and fortune.
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16 Ways To Make A Better PB&J. Time to get adventurous with comfort food!
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Should we allow prisoners to smoke weed? After all, that's how a good number of inmates got there in the first place.

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What If Earth Rotated in the Other Direction?
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Reversing Earth’s Spin Moves Deserts, Reshapes Ocean Currents. Everything would be different if our planet rotated in the other direction.

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NFL Player Wade Davis Talks Masculinity and Pro Sports. "We must create the conditions for all individuals to feel comfortable taking the risk to be themselves."

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This Old Soviet Airport Car Was Probably The Biggest Sedan In The World. It was equipped for two drivers, one to go forward and the other in reverse.

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The Race to Save the World's Disappearing Languages. In the last 60 years, 230 human languages went extinct.

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The Netflix documentary Mercury 13 tells of the women who passed NASA's astronaut screening in 1961. Only their gender kept them earthbound and out of history books.

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The Desert Architecture School Where Students Build Their Own Sleeping Quarters. The School of Architecture at Taliesin (SOAT) takes experimental living spaces seriously.

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I Gave Birth and I Didn't Even Get a Good Story Out of it. A normal birth is miraculous and transformative, but it's too common for anyone outside the family to listen to.

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10 Ridiculously Precise Units of Measurement. They make sense once you know the stories behind them.

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How a Country Bumpkin Turned Into the King of Hollywood
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How a Country Bumpkin Turned Into the King of Hollywood. The kid from Ohio with big ears and bad teeth eventually became Clark Gable.

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The Kilopower Project Could Power a Mars Colony and Deep Space Missions. It involves small, portable nuclear reactors fueled by uranium.

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The Top 15 Game Of Thrones Episodes to Watch and Rewatch. Fans still have a lot of time to fill before the final season begins.

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Turns Out They Invented That 'How You Think You Look Vs. How You Really Look' Meme Back in 1921. It was the only joke on that page that deserved to survive.

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The Planet That Took Us Beyond the Solar System. Pegasus, the first exoplanet, was discovered 23 years ago.

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It’s Not Your Imagination: Allergy Season Gets Worse Every Year. The changing climate is producing more pollen, and more people are allergic to it.

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Baby Pangolins Always Look Like They’re Waiting To Nervously Ask You To Prom. They're adorable, so you'd have to say yes.

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The Surprising Link Between the Deaths of Three 19th Century Presidents: James K. Polk, William Henry Harrison, and Zachary Taylor may have died from living in the District of Columbia.

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