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Return of the Panda Cam

Smithsonian's National Zoo
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The Panda Cam Is Back, And Happiness Returns To The Universe. The new cub has grown and gained two pounds since the government shutdown darkened the feed.
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Why just carve a pumpkin when you can make it a work of art? Maybe these pictures will give you some inspiration.
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Watch a relationship grow and collapse in just five minutes. Just don't make the same mistakes with your significant other.
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Is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame obsolete? Inducting artists from 25 years ago means that many up for inclusion this year are not rock and rollers at all.
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The nation's smallest town has been bought by a Vietnamese entrepreneur. Buford, Wyoming, population 1, will now be PhinDeli Town Buford.
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11 Lessons That Jane Eyre Can Teach Every 21st Century Woman About How To Live Well. The underlying feminist philosophy was way ahead of its time.
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How The Walking Dead has surprised its most loyal fans. Those who read the comics can enjoy the TV show as a whole new story.
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The 5 Scariest Buildings in America. Knowing what happened inside can give you nightmares.

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If You Find Aliens, Who Do You Call?
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If You Find Aliens, Who Do You Call? Various officials reveal how they pass the buck on such calls.

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Meet the Murderous Viking Princess Who Brought the Faith to Eastern Europe. Game of Thrones could learn a thing or two from Saint Olga.

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Silver Medal Shocker. The story of the notorious U.S.-USSR gold medal basketball game at the 1972 Olympics.

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Star Wars and the Strategic Use of Chasms. No real spaceship or space station will ever have that much elbow room.

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The Story of Hyperchess, a 3D Chess Game Inspired by Star Trek. Max Chappell worked for 20 years to get it right.

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In the 16th century, Dutch Renaissance artist Pieter Bruegel the Elder painted a village scene filled with people doing nonsensical things. Netherlandish Proverbs illustrates over 100 old Dutch proverbs.

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The Slash: The 20-Foot Clearing That Stretches 5525 Miles Across World's Longest Border. You can see it in satellite images

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10 Things Done to Balls to Give Athletes a Competitive Edge. The "deflate-gate" scandal of 2015 was far from the only time it was done.

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The Y Chromosome Is Slowly Disappearing
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The Y Chromosome Is Slowly Disappearing. At this rate, the male sex has only a few million years left.

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Why Brigham Young University Had a Secret Cola Vending Machine. The Mormon prohibition against certain drinks leaves a lot of room for interpretation.

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How Your Worst Fears Stack Up Against Reality. Select your top three fears, and the app will explain what your odds of dying from each one are.

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London, 1682 vs. Today. The Morgan Map has been overlaid with aerial views of the modern city for comparison purposes.

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The Boy Who Stayed Awake for 11 Days. A science fair project led to a world record that still stands.

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When Nixon Said “Sock it To Me” on Laugh-In. His 1968 appearance opened the door for presidents on entertainment shows.

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The Problem With Perfectionism. The competitive world of college has raised students' standards to a never-ending stress level.

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8 Forgotten Pie Recipes We Should Bring Back. We can make the world a better place with more kinds of pie.

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