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The Facial Hair Champs

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Things Get A Little Hairy

Check out some of the competitors at the recent National Beard and Moustache Championships.

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Cat-Like Reflexes

They’re valuable in ping-pong. So, naturally, an actual cat would be a great player.

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The Time We Nearly Nuked Ourselves

Read the tale of the atomic bomb 260 times more powerful than the one dropped on Hiroshima that very nearly exploded in North Carolina.

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It’s the Building Block of Life

And a key ingredient for great photography.

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Beware of the Ridiculous Trader

If you’re into fantasy football, you’ll recognize all of these people.

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The Gift of Free Will Was Given to the Human Race…

By Marty McFly and Doc Brown.

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Beach Bod

This man showed up dead on an Australian beach in 1948, and the mystery of who he is and where he came from still endures today.

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Wipe That Stupid Grin Off Your Face

Why didn’t old-timey people ever smile in their old-timey photographs?

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Why Denmark is the World's Happiest Country
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5 Reasons Why Danes Are Happier Than the Rest of Us. The surprise is not the reasons themselves, but the fact that they are common among the population.

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Who Would Win in a Competition Between a Science Museum and a Natural History Museum? A game of one-upmanship was played out on Twitter, and readers were the winners.

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What Happens When War Is Outlawed. Fifteen nations did just that in 1928, but it didn't last long.

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My Three Years in Identity Theft Hell. Proving who you are when someone else is, too, becomes a full-time job with no perks.

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Elon Musk Releases an Explosive Mega-Collection of His Greatest Rocket Failures. Still, risking failure is the only path to technological breakthrough.

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Put Away Your Pumpkins, It's Still Summer. Autumn creep is a sign we're becoming divorced from the natural progression of the growing season.

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Early Time Travel? Why Britain Lost 11 Days in 1752.

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How to Harvest Honey
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How to Harvest Honey. Even if you'd never consider doing it yourself, watch the fascinating way beekeepers do it.

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The new iPhone X will use facial recognition to unlock your phone. That raises a question: Can police use your face to unlock it for a search?

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The Axman’s Jazz: The Axeman of New Orleans. The weird series of gruesome murders was never solved.

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The Peculiar Poetry of Paris’s Lost and Found. For over 200 years, the city's Bureau of Found Objects has been dedicated to reuniting possessions with their rightful owners.

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Productivity Hacks to Rule Kindergarten Like a Silicon Valley Boss. Inspiration, motivation, and industry jargon is the secret to back-to-school!

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26 Facts About George R.R. Martin That Will Make You Love Him Even More. His first TV job was writing for The Twilight Zone.

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17 Wonderful (and Not-So-Wonderful) Facts About The Wizard of Oz. The 1939 movie had a lot going on behind the scenes.

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