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Another Chupacabra Sighting

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They've Seen the Goat Sucker!

Residents of Picayune, Mississippi believe a legendary chupacabra is menacing their town—but scientists say it's something much more mundane. Here's how evolution created this mythical monster.

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So That’s Why His Paintings Look Like Hallucinations

Salvador Dali may actually have been hallucinating.

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Unlocking the Mystery

So that’s how it works. This GIF of a lock & key is oddly entertaining.

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Love Hurts

TIME put together this rundown of injuries sustained by couples, um, in the act. It really does prove the old adage about how love will make you do crazy things. This may be slightly NSFW.

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OK, the Internet Is Now Too Full of Cat Pics

Because our computers are starting to smell like cat urine.

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Judge These Books By the Cover

The concept behind the Googly Eye Books blog is really pretty self-explanatory, but the results are often pretty amusing. (Via Laughing Squid)

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Time to Head to Anoka, Minnesota

After all, it is the Halloween Capital of the World. How so? Because they said so. Or you could visit one of these other odd, self-appointed Capitals of the World.

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The Many Deaths of the Joker
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The Many Deaths of The Joker. The villain is killed off time and time again, but he's too good to get rid of permanently.

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The Magazine That Started a Feminist Movement in Japan. Seitō was groundbreaking literature in 1911.

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Is Beaming Down in Star Trek a Death Sentence? We don't know whether the reassembled atoms at the other end are the real you.

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The True Story Behind Billie Jean King’s Victorious “Battle of the Sexes.” It was just one chapter in her campaign to elevate women in tennis.

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The Ultimate, Indisputable Ranking of Planets in the Solar System, with a justification for each. Earth needs some help to regain its formerly stellar reputation.

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The Delicate Art of the Amusement Park Caricature. The artist must negotiate the body image issues of strangers every day.

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America's Flood Epidemic. Houston has seen three "500-year floods" in just the last three years.

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11 Strange Battlefields Where the Cold War Was Fought. There was no competition too inconsequential for the U.S. And the Soviet Union.

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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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