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When the Mask Makes the Movie

20 of the Scariest Movie Masks. A well-designed prop can be the real star of the show.
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The National Zoo's Panda Baby Gets Its First Checkup at Two Days Old. And there are pictures for us to coo over.
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A good portrait can make all the difference in adoption rates at animal shelters. Photographer James McDaniel volunteered his services to show 120 cats in their best light.
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Norris, the Klepto Cat, Can’t Stop Stealing From the Neighbors. He's not just a collector; he wants to impress his owners.
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Craziest Book Trailer In The History Of Ever. Kate Micucci from Garfunkel and Oates helps promote Brandon Bird's Astonishing World of Art.
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The strange ways people try to transport things. You have to wonder how many of these actually succeeded.
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It doesn't matter whether Ben Affleck can play Batman well in the sequel to The Man of Steel. The real news is that Bryan Cranston will be Lex Luthor.
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The Devil’s Drug: The True Story of Meth in New Mexico. In the past decade, locally produced meth has been replaced by cheaper, outsourced manufacturing.
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Silence is golden. It can also drive you crazy. We need at least enough noise to drown out our own heartbeats.
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Today is Women's Equality Day. In case you missed it, we posted this list of quotes from influential female writers.

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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution
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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution. The story of the discovery of green fluorescent protein.

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Ranking America’s Top 10 Chain Restaurants. When you're on the road for the holidays, you'll know what to expect for dinner.

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How Hoarding Works. It's not just a habit or a hobby, but a serious mental illness.

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Meet the Most Toxic Plant in North America. Whatever you do, do not eat the spotted water hemlock.

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Why Millennials are Facing the Scariest Financial Future of Any Generation Since the Great Depression. Being born in the wrong year has consequences that last a lifetime.

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How Titanic’s Iconic Necklace Almost Sank an Entire Company. The J. Peterman Company was the only officially licensed producer of the Heart of the Ocean.

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Star Wars and the Unfortunate Ubiquity of the Final Climactic Explosion. It's happened several times already; let's see something different.

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13 Weird and Wonderful Gingerbread Houses. You can make anything from imagination and royal icing.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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