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Valuable Dollar Bills

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A 'fancy' serial number can make a $1 bill worth thousands. Read this, and then go see if you can find a $1 bill.
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To demonstrate the sensitivity of its steering system, Volvo put a hamster at the wheel of a transfer truck. Since he couldn't see over the steering wheel, a driver with a carrot assisted.
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According to a new poll, Americans say 50 is the perfect age. That is, unless you still have kids at home and no retirement savings.
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14-plus alternate realities within television shows. These are what writers live for -the opportunity to go completely out of bounds.
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City Leaders Are in Love With Density but Most City Dwellers Disagree. When it's efficiency vs. happiness, people will push back …or leave.
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Look at this: 20 Adorable Animals Wearing Animal Slippers. Many wear bunny slippers, but the bunny does it best.
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What does a leopard do when he wants an ear scratch? He grabs your hand and makes a sound like a big motorboat.
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As the economy recovers, the rich are getting richer while the rest live with unemployment and stagnated incomes. But some working people are doing well …by working for the super-rich.

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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