What It's Like to Live Surrounded by Cemeteries

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What It's Like to Live Surrounded by Cemeteries. At least the neighbors are quiet.

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United States of Protest: A Citizen's Guide to 250 Years of Resistance. The country was born as a protest against Britain, and since then, we've taken it to the streets quite often.

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Legoland Created a Miniature Version of the Royal Wedding Using 39K Bricks. In addition to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, their families, and the wedding party, there's a scale replica of Windsor Castle.

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Where Have All the Bloody Teaspoons Gone? Scientists at an Australian research institute did a study on the phenomena of disappearing workplace spoons.

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Inside the Secret Cities That Created the Atomic Bomb. Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Hanford/Richland, Washington, and Los Alamos, New Mexico, wouldn't exist without the Manhattan Project.

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Mark Rober Intentionally Dropped 200 Wallets in 20 Cities to Find Out Which City is the Most Honest. The results should restore your faith in humanity.

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You Can Always Count on an Airport Bar. It's where you can waste time without feeling guilty about it.

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25 of History's Greatest Moms. They were famous for something else, but their kids knew their maternal side.

Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks

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Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks. Imagine Glacier National Park without a glacier.

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The Chimp Who Believed She Was Human. After being raised in a human home, it took years for Lucy to learn to be an ape again.

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The Mathematical Madness of Möbius Strips and Other One-Sided Objects. A look at the history of the mind-bending field of topology

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These 1930s Housewives Were the Godmothers of Radical Consumer Activism. They protested rising food prices with the Hamtramck Meat Strike.

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Disneyland’s Fantasyland Recreated in Incredible Detail in a Basement. A railroad engineer hand-crafted his own theme park over ten years.

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The Princess Who Worked at Macy’s. The Queen of Romania also built furniture, raised poultry, and enjoyed off-roading.

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America is on the Verge of a Nursing Crisis. Our nursing schools don't have the capacity to supply our current needs, much less our future needs.

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15 Amazing Animal Reunions. It's good to know that pets lost for years might find their way home.

Why Can We Hear Others' Footsteps, But Not Our Own?

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Why Can We Hear Others' Footsteps, But Not Our Own? Brain experiments shed light on our personal filters.

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Stilt Fishing in Sri Lanka. Homemade stilts driven into the sand make for a grueling yet productive haul.

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11 Horror Movies it's Safe to Watch With Your Kids. They don't cross the line from scary to traumatizing, but you'll still want to check the details.

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Tracing the Mysterious “Turks” of South Carolina Back to the Revolutionary War. Hundreds of descendants of Joseph Benenhaley still live in Sumter County.

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The Dad-Joke Doctrine. Clean and simple jokes are embarrassing, comforting, and they bond generations together.

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A Dog With Cancer Got a New, 3D-Printed Titanium Skull. Patches is a pioneer for what might some day be available for human patients.

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The Wardrobe Team at Saturday Night Live Works With No Margin for Error. Costume changes have been done in as little as 10 seconds.

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The 19th Century Manual That Claimed the Color Blue Could Cure All Ills. Augustus J. Pleasanton was responsible for the "blue glass craze."

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