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Experimenting with Babies

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Make your kid a guinea pig with Shaun Gallagher's new book.

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According to IMDb, Mister Rogers' only non-Mister Rogers-related acting credit is the time he played a reverend on Doctor Quinn, Medicine Woman in 1996. The Neighborhood Archive explains how the guest appearance came about.

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In the wake of global leader and hero Nelson Mandela's death, newspapers around the world are paying homage to his legacy.

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"Total cloud inversion" may sound dryly scientific, but these stunning photos of the Grand Canyon filled with billows of fog as a result of said meteorological phenomenon are anything but.

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The cast members of the classic children's book-turned-movie Matilda reunited recently, and being all grown up didn't stop any of them from having some fun re-enacting the iconic scenes of their youth. Bruce Bogtrotter's chocolate cake makes an appearance, and it appears to have grown quite a bit as well...

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For hours of guilty pleasure enjoyment, here are the 45 best Tumblrs of the year.

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Don’t make the mistake of ordering the wrong type of wine with dinner. Instead, consult this handy chart.

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The gifts touted in “The 12 Days of Christmas” aren’t the most budget-friendly option for this holiday season.

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Famously foul-mouthed chef Gordon Ramsay faced off against The Swedish Chef in a surprisingly family-friendly food showdown.

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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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