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11-story LEGO Tower

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Students at John Dickinson High School in Delaware built a 113-foot tower out of LEGO bricks. They set a new world record and learned a lesson in teamwork.
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How the Internet's creepiest meme mutated from thought experiment to Hollywood blockbuster. If the copyright issues can be sorted out, you might see Slenderman at a theater near you.
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The Undogly Life of a Presidential Pet. Bo, the First Dog, needed a companion because he can't roam and socialize like other dogs.
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General Mills Will Release All Five Of The Monster Cereals For Halloween This Year. Somehow I missed that they have been released seasonally, or that there were ever five of them.
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Outlaws as Folk Heroes. There's something very satisfying about seeing someone stick it to the man, the way we would never do.

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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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