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Traveling with Lil Bub

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Internet fame and the travel it entails is exhausting for Mike Bridavsky. But it's been good for his cat Lil Bub, who is getting more exercise and novelty in her life.
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29 Breathtaking Día De Los Muertos Photos. The Mexican Day of the Dead is observed on November 1st and 2nd.
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With the sequel Thor: The Dark World opening November 8th, it's about time Thor got the Honest Trailer treatment. Yeah, it was goofy, but worth watching on home video just for the eye candy.
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A bus driver spotted a woman about to jump off a bridge. His security camera recorded how he intervened to save her life.
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Pop culture critic Jason Bailey now understands how your point of view changes when you become a parent. And it happens virtually overnight.
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The Simpsons' couch gag this coming weekend is a spoof of The Hobbit. Getting  to the couch is the epic quest of a lifetime.
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Tiny Plastic Beads Are Invading The Great Lakes. We need to stop putting plastic in facial scrubs, since they go down the drain, but aren't biodegradable.
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The FAA has given its blessing to airline passengers using electronic gadgets during takeoff and landing. Which raises the question: why was there ever a restriction on them?
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Is Forrest Gump's cross-country run even possible? The experts look at several factors and give their opinions.

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Einstein is Proved Right (Again)
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Deep in the Heart of Our Galaxy, Einstein is Proved Right Again. His theory of general relativity holds true even at the black hole near the center of our galaxy.

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"Total Eclipse of the Heart" Was Almost a Meat Loaf Song. It was written for him, but then detoured to Bonnie Tyler.

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The Atomic Bomb That Was Too Big To Use. The largest nuclear bomb ever made, Tsar Bomba, was actually a scaled-down version of the original design.

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6 Weirdly Specific Ideas Movies Have About Normal Bathrooms. You'll be surprised by the many times the same weird thing happens in a bathroom across different fictional worlds.

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What It’s Like to Apartment Hunt With a Boyfriend Who Has No Credit Score. He's a responsible guy, but couldn't prove it on paper.

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The 33 Most Romantic Moments In TV History. Get your hankies out.

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27 Hilariously Nasty Sounding Mushroom Species Names. They would be hurt by them if they had feelings.

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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe
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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe. Encountering something that overwhelms your previous experience can be terrifying or enlightening.

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Dominoes and Fire. See a chain reaction of dominoes—powered by candles, hot air, and burning sparklers.

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Alan Hale Jr. "The Skipper." Meet the man behind the Gilligan's Island character.

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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks. None of them are as scary as growing up during the Cold War arms race.

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5 Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. The secret is preparing ahead of time.

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The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne. One of the possible origin stories goes back as far as an uprising in 1813.

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The United States of Movies. The most iconic film set in each state, plotted on a colorful map.

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7 Spacecraft NASA Has Landed on Mars. Some future civilization may discover it and call it a robot planet.

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