Ancient Humans Had the Same Dental Problems as We Do

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Ancient Humans Had the Same Dental Problems as We Do. Luckily, we've become better at fixing them.

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Enjoy a 1980 Disco Star Wars Christmas show on German TV. Starring Mark Hamill, who thought no one would ever see this again.

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Why It's So Important for Girls to Find Role Models in Female Scientists. There have been plenty of them, but their stories weren't told.

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Mary Patten, the First American Woman to Command a Ship. She was 19, pregnant, and had a sick husband to care for, but she pulled it in.

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See a compilation of dog and cat pictures taken during or after a veterinary visit. Some are sedated, some are angry, and all are adorable in their own way.

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A Garage Sale Find of Rare Beatles Photos Took a Collector on a Magical Mystery Tour. The photographer was eventually identified, and his strange story involved Bob Dylan, Richard Avedon, and the Zodiac Killer.

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Measuring a Pothole Goes Wrong. Cheshire West and Chester Council posted a now-deleted Tweet explaining how they determine which potholes will be fixed first.

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9 Tax Breaks for Young Workers. Even if you've already filed, it's never too early to prepare for next year.

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9 Fuzzy Facts About the Komondor. That's the dog that looks like a mop.

The Forgotten History of Captain Marvel

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Alberto E. Rodriguez, Getty Images for Disney

The Forgotten History of Captain Marvel. The character's story is interesting, but the story behind the comics is even more so.

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Which Life Form Really Dominates Earth? From a biological point of view, it's not humans.

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How Golf Freed an Innocent Man from Prison. Golf Digest published an article about Dixon in 2012, and the publicity led to the dominos of Dixon's murder case falling, one by one, over the next six years.

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Mr. Rogers vs. the Superheroes. Few things made him angrier than adults who would mislead young children.

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The Three Major Cartels Behind the Downfall of Africa’s Elephants. Conservationists are using science to battle them from all angles.

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Nikola Tesla Built a Giant Tower to Send Wireless Electricity Around the World. What could possibly go wrong with such a brilliant idea?

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Bob Iger Confirms a Star Wars Movie Slowdown. Disney has learned something from the lukewarm response to Solo.

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11 Well-Paying Careers You Haven't Thought Of. Actuaries make lots of money, but few people grow up wanting to be one.

Total Recall: How to Master the Art of Memorization

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How to Memorize Like a Champion. Some tips from a four-time winner of the USA Memory Championship.

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Time-Restricted Eaters Lose Weight Even Without Changing Their Diet. A later breakfast and earlier supper seems to work, if you can stick with it.

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When Thousands Struck Back Against the USSR … by Singing. The Soviets controlled a 1985 Latvian song and dance festival, but the seeds of revolution were sown with a folk song.

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How Cauliflower Took Over Your Pizza, Your Kitchen, and the World. It's a vegetable that can stand in for almost any other food.

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The Secret Rooftop Farms You Can Visit Above Parisian Department Stores. Take a tour of an organic farm even the store employees below didn't know about.

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American Weirdness: Observations From an Expat. A lot can change at home when an American lives in Paris for ten years.

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There's a Cat Butt in the Captain Marvel Poster. It's no accident; he's an important character in the comic books.

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11 Things You Might Not Know About The Monkees. The music group made for TV became a real band.

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