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Manhattan Project Photos

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24 Extraordinary Photos Of The Making Of The Atomic Bomb. The brain power, teamwork, and secrecy of the Manhattan Project is still impressive 70 years later.
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A curious cat decides to investigate a moving set of windshield wipers. And then it gets weird.
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Why Do Our Favorite Horror Fiction Monsters Still Frighten Us? Because if they didn't have a connection with our deepest fears, they wouldn't be our favorites.
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If you can't get away for a nice vacation, you could send your teddy bear in your place. A Japanese travel agency will send your stuffed animal to exotic and exciting places and bring him home with pictures.
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The staff and patients at a children's hospital did a lip dub of Katy Perry's song "Roar." These kids really know what it's like to dance through the fire.
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Photographer Carli Davidson caught wet dogs in mid-shake in goofy photos and in slow-motion video. She calls the distortion the "moment dogs turn into monsters."
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Why We Are Under the Spell of Survival Movies. Contains spoilers for this fall's Oscar bait.
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5 Things You Didn't Know About Maurice Sendak. I did not know about his love/hate relationship with Mickey Mouse.
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The 9 best ways to time travel, ranked. Some time machines are much more reliable than others.
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Historic Werewolves. The legends were formed to explain horrific real events in which people acted like animals.

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The History of Monopoly
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Elizabeth Magie and the History of the Board Game Monopoly. What it became was a far cry from her original intention.

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How North American Bison Ended Up in the Swiss Alps. Several Alpine herds are all descended from one farmer's crazy idea.

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South Georgia Island Is Officially Free of Its Bird-Killing Rodents. The invasive species wrecked the balance of nature for 250 years.

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Listen to These Auditory Illusions When You’re Bored With Laurel and Yanny. Learn about five ways your brain affects what you hear.

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Everybody Once Thought Stegosauruses Could Actually Fly. Early fossil finds led one paleontologist into wild speculation about the dinosaur.

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The Truth About the First Academy Awards and the Dog Rin Tin Tin. He was a good boy, but not an Oscar winner.

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Las Vegas is everything right—and wrong—with sports right now. Stadiums built with tax money rarely benefit the taxpayers.

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15 Life Hacks to Make Doing the Dishes a Breeze. Make them a habit to save yourself time and trouble.

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Queen Will, Queen Will Rock You in the Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer
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Alex Bailey, 20th Century Fox

Queen Will, Queen Will Rock You in the Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer. Starring Rami Malik as Freddie Mercury, the film covers the rise of Queen from 1970 to 1985.

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These Photos Show How Much Public Transportation Has Changed In America. Imagine traveling on a turnpike in a horse and buggy.

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The Jaguar Is Made for the Age of Humans. An encounter in the wilderness of Peru’s Candamo Valley highlights the uniqueness of the Western Hemisphere's biggest cat. 

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The Truth Behind Jeff Goldblum’s Iconic Jurassic Park Shirtless Scene Finally Emerges. It wasn't in the original script.

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A New Study Brings Us Closer to Understanding if Jupiter's Moon Europa Could Host Alien Life. Data from the Galileo mission two decades ago indicates water on the surface.

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How to Make Perfect Fried Rice. Although it is "perfect," commenters suggest variations for different tastes anyway.

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I Love Department Stores. They make shopping a unique and pleasant experience.

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12 Habits That Are Costing You Money. Changing the little things can add up over time.

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