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Baby Bao Bao

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The National Zoo's panda cub Bao Bao will go on public display for the first time later this month. See pictures from the Media Day event as she prepares for her big debut.
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You Know It’s Seriously Cold When…  escaped prisoners turn themselves in and polar bears can't go outside and play.
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Six Things You Can Do When It's REALLY Cold Outside. Looks like fun -except for the swimming.
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A Star Trek Fan Spent $30,000 Turning Her Basement Into The Starship Enterprise. Good luck ever getting the kids to move out now.
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14 Tips on How to Write for an Hour. Get in the habit, and those hours may become a career.
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Gorgeous Vintage Illustrations of Dickens Novels in Full Color. It's enough to make you want to read The Old Curiosity Shop all over again.
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Just another day on an Australian river tour, where everything wants to eat you. Aww, those crocodiles are just looking for a little love.
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Every movie dance scene is better with the Pointer Sisters. Watch them joyfully strung together with "The Neutron Dance."
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'Tis the season -and the weather- for turkey bowling in International Falls, Minnesota! At these temperatures, rolling a turkey down the sidewalk doesn't even make it inedible.
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How to keep warm outside: 5 science-based tips. My preferred method: stay inside.

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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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