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Authors Who Served

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Authors and Veterans

These writers also served their countries during times of war.

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How to Help Typhoon Victims

More than 10,000 people are feared dead from the horrible Supertyphoon Haiyan. Here is a list of organizations providing aid.

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Laugh to Keep From Crying

Bobby Henline survived a roadside bombing in Iraq, but suffered burns over a third of his body. Now he’s a stand-up comedian. Watch this film about his fight and his brilliant response.

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Where Comics Go to Live Forever

if you’re a big fan of comic strips, you might want to take a trip someday to Columbus, Ohio and visit the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum.

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Our Bad!

These recent newspaper corrections are all very amusing.

And: One headline I hope never gets corrected.

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Ummmm, All right Then

The creators of movies and television series are often forced to accept creative notes from network executives. Now a Twitter account is gathering up the dumbest, most nonsensical and inane examples.

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The Battle of Where?

Check out five fictional countries where the US Army is trained to fight.

Also: 11 things you might not know about the US Army.

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Which Is Which?

Which one is Waldorf? Siegfried is on which side? Scratchy is the mouse. No, the cat. Oh, just look at this.

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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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