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Meet the big heart behind Lil Bub. Mike Bridavsky is a humble man with limitless love for his tiny cat.
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Semone Adkins and Bubba Hunter, who both have Down syndrome, were elected homecoming queen and king at West Orange High School in Orlando. They were chosen not because the other students felt sorry for them, but because they are friends with everyone.
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A notorious Somali pirate was offered a role in a film about his life. He accepted, went to Belgium, and was promptly arrested.
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Branka Delic of Sydney, Australia, has been a Bon Jovi fan all her life. Jon Bon Jovi just happened to be in Las Vegas on the date of her wedding, so he stepped in to give the bride away.
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The Army’s $5 Billion Universal Camouflage is Already Being Replaced. It never worked well, so why did it take ten years to admit it?
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For its latest Pop Pilgrimage, the A.V. Club travels to filming locations for The Walking Dead. Some places didn't have to be changed at all to resemble a zombie apocalypse. Contains spoilers.
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Brilliant handcrafted miniature sets from popular films. Some are not so much miniature, but somewhat smaller than life-size. May contain spoilers.
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The best scene in Captain Phillips wasn't even in the script. Tom Hanks tells how it came to be. Contains spoilers.
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Six Seriously Spooky Cemetery Stories. The legends contain a little fact and a lot of fear.

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How A Wrinkle in Time Inspired Female Scientists
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True Stories of How A Wrinkle in Time Inspired Female Scientists. The right book at the right time can change the world.

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How a Pile of Unpaid Bills Led to Washington, D.C. The new city was to be a haven from angry creditors.

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At the NBA All-Star Game, Fergie Performed "The Star Spangled Banner" as a Sultry Torch Song. The response was not so much outrage as it was laughter.

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Hawai‘i’s Last Outlaw Hippies. They've been squatting in the Kalalau Valley for 50 years, but that's coming to an end.

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The Insect That Painted Europe Red. When Conquistadors brought cochineal insects back from the Aztec empire, the color they produced made Spanish dyers rich.

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A New Model Predicts That the 'Ideal' Mammal Is 2.5 Times Bigger Than an Elephant. That model assumes adequate resources from an abundant Earth.

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New York’s Oldest Dim Sum Restaurant and the Secrets of Chinatown. Take a tour of Doyers Street, also known as Bloody Angle.

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15 of History's Greatest Mad Scientists. How being downright insane can lead to thinking outside the box.

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5 Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors
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Five Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors. Our genes are largely the result of travel and intermingling.

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The Top 10 National Parks You've Probably Never Heard Of. One of them may be closer to you than you thought.

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The Well-Dressed Suffragist. If you're going to protest, you'll need to buy a charming new hat.

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The Presidential Portrait That Was the “Ugliest Thing” LBJ Ever Saw. (The artist did not take that comment kindly.)

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In the game Robot Mind Meld, the object is to come up with the same word as a robot in as few steps as possible. Keep in mind that the robot is not as intuitive as you are.

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The Father Of Artistic Figure Skating. It was all about making a perfect figure 8 on the ice until Jackson Haines came along.

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Amazon's Big Gamble on Grocery Delivery. What impact could a giant competitor have on existing businesses?

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President John Tyler's Grandsons Are Still Alive. Tyler took office in 1841, and eventually had 15 children.

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