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Erin McCarthy
Erin McCarthy

See the World in Cat-O-Vision

Erin McCarthy
Erin McCarthy

The world through a cat’s eyes is blurrier and a lot less colorful, but those glowing eyes see far better than our own in the dark.

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With libraries becoming an increasingly endangered species, well-loved author Neil Gaiman's lecture for the UK-based Reading Agency is a reminder of how fiction and daydreaming make us better people.

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A long time ago, in this very galaxy, the very first Star Wars teaser trailer was released to a public that had no idea of the 36-year franchise that was about to unfold.

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Mademoiselle Maurice’s latest street art installation unleashed 30,000 individual pieces of origami to brighten the streets of Angers, France.

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A map of America’s favorite beers by state proves that the “best” beer is often a matter of regional loyalty. Also, Maine features the heaviest drinkers – who would’ve guessed?

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Winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest prove that animal photography goes way beyond even the best social media snapshots of someone’s dog.

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Bacon really does make everything better! (Except pasta and desserts, so quit it with those bacon cupcakes already.) 

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Warner Home Video
25 Unsung Christmas Icons
Warner Home Video
Warner Home Video

25 Unsung Christmas Icons. You know them, from Yukon Cornelius to Cousin Eddie.

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The Christmas Bird Count. The hundred-year-old tradition is yielding useful information about how our world is changing.

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The Billionaire Who Refused to Pay Kidnappers to Save His Grandson's Life. The true story behind the movie All the Money in the World.

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19 Weird Ways Christmas Was Totally Different 100 Years Ago. Only the best traditions stand the test of time.

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Why Your Brain Has Trouble Bailing Out Of a Bad Plan. Dialing it back takes too many steps.

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Christmas Time Means Sneaky Cats Getting Stuck in Trees. And they're not the least bit sorry about it.

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15 High-Flying Facts About Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. The story set in the 19th century brought martial arts movies into the 21st century.

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Oscilloscope Laboratories
Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
Oscilloscope Laboratories

Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked. There are 79 to choose from, with critiques.

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Academic Publishing is Headed for a Day of Reckoning. When you must pay to publish and then pay to read, how can we afford to learn science?

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12 Bizarre Inspirations Behind Star Wars Movie Characters. The creators have been asked time and time again where they got their ideas, and the answers range from goofy (literally) to sublime.

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The World Might Be Better Off Without College for Everyone. It's become an arms race for unnecessary job credentials.

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2017 is the Year that Computers Became Phones. The way people use technology is driving the design of the modern desktop and laptop.

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15 Things You Might Not Know About Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man. The mathematical sketch was a personal note that became one of the artist's most famous works.

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