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The Trend in Group Selfies

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Who knew? A selfie taken of more than one person is called an "usie," which is pronounced "ussie." Us old folks will still call them "group pictures."
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A BBC ad for the Winter Olympics coverage is poetic, ominous, and downright frightening. They frame the Games as an epic battle of supernatural proportions while the rest of us just wait for someone to slip and fall.
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When there are no humans around, a Beagle will do what he has to do to get chicken nuggets. With these problem-solving skills, he should be put to work to earn them.
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19-year-old Jason Brown’s performance at the 2014 U.S. National Championships won him a spot on the Olympic team. It also made him a star in the eyes of those who watched it.
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A survey shows us which are the best and worst state license plates in the U.S. The winner is from the least populous state, so favoritism was not a factor.
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When an athlete's championship ring goes up for sale, there's always a sad story behind it. Sometimes it's theft, sometimes they just need the cash.
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Two Years On, Costa Concordia Remains the Wreck Italy Can’t Forget. Prosecutions are continuing, and the shipwreck site has become a pilgrimage destination.
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Watch the first trailer for season four of Game of Thrones. There will probably be more coming before the show returns in April.

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The Y Chromosome Is Slowly Disappearing
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The Y Chromosome Is Slowly Disappearing. At this rate, the male sex has only a few million years left.

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Why Brigham Young University Had a Secret Cola Vending Machine. The Mormon prohibition against certain drinks leaves a lot of room for interpretation.

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How Your Worst Fears Stack Up Against Reality. Select your top three fears, and the app will explain what your odds of dying from each one are.

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London, 1682 vs. Today. The Morgan Map has been overlaid with aerial views of the modern city for comparison purposes.

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The Boy Who Stayed Awake for 11 Days. A science fair project led to a world record that still stands.

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When Nixon Said “Sock it To Me” on Laugh-In. His 1968 appearance opened the door for presidents on entertainment shows.

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The Problem With Perfectionism. The competitive world of college has raised students' standards to a never-ending stress level.

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8 Forgotten Pie Recipes We Should Bring Back. We can make the world a better place with more kinds of pie.

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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