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The Dog Who Really Eats Homework

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One New Jersey middle-schooler’s dog really did eat her homework, metal pins and all.

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North Korea’s public relations team could do with a few lessons in basic Photoshop skills.

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Ready to be horrified? This parasite eats a fish's tongue ... and then takes its place.

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In the midst of the Cuban missile crisis, JFK’s scribbles on a yellow legal pad demonstrate the kind of tension the President had to deal with.

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Photographer Sasha Leahovenco traveled out to a remote area of snowy Siberia and captured images of the local people—introducing some of them to a camera for the very first time.

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In 2004, Bob Dylan made his first and only commercial appearance in a TV spot for Victoria’s Secret. Some fans were outraged at their idol selling out; others were likely just confused.

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At first glance, this video of a man singing “Stairway to Heaven” isn’t too impressive…until you learn that the recording has been flipped, and Dutch artist Jeroen Offerman originally sang the entire song in reverse. Whoa.

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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution
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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution. The story of the discovery of green fluorescent protein.

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Ranking America’s Top 10 Chain Restaurants. When you're on the road for the holidays, you'll know what to expect for dinner.

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How Hoarding Works. It's not just a habit or a hobby, but a serious mental illness.

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Meet the Most Toxic Plant in North America. Whatever you do, do not eat the spotted water hemlock.

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Why Millennials are Facing the Scariest Financial Future of Any Generation Since the Great Depression. Being born in the wrong year has consequences that last a lifetime.

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How Titanic’s Iconic Necklace Almost Sank an Entire Company. The J. Peterman Company was the only officially licensed producer of the Heart of the Ocean.

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Star Wars and the Unfortunate Ubiquity of the Final Climactic Explosion. It's happened several times already; let's see something different.

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13 Weird and Wonderful Gingerbread Houses. You can make anything from imagination and royal icing.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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