Science Finds a Way to Bring Back Extinct Animals

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Science Finds a Way to Bring Back Extinct Animals. Woolly mammoths and passenger pigeons maybe, but it won't work with dinosaurs.

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How the U.S. Army Botched Feeding Its Female Soldiers in World War II. The brass preparing for the new Women's Army Corps did not understand women.

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Attention, America: We’ve All Been Saying "Gerrymander" Wrong. The politician that the word is named for pronounced it with a hard "G".

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Genesis Tour Manager Recalls His Role in One of Rock’s Most Embarrassing Moments. It had to be one of the inspirations for This is Spinal Tap.

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One Woman’s Journey from Coma to Consciousness. She spent five months aware but unable to communicate, then recovered to tell about it.

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Amelia Bloomer Did Not Invent Bloomers. In fact, she suspected that they were a distraction from more important battles.

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The True Meaning of Generosity. Giving benefits others, but it's motivation that determines the benefits for the giver.

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6 Kid-Tested Ways to Build Lasting Friendships. Keeping it simple works better than you ever thought.

How NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Will Touch the Sun

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Bill Ingalls, NASA via Getty Images

How NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Will Touch the Sun. The spacecraft is designed to withstand 2500-degree Fahrenheit temperatures.

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In the 1960s, the U.S. Government Set Off a Pair of Nukes Under Mississippi. The first underground tests were a strange experience for those living above it.

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Inside the Lab Where Spiders Put on Face Paint and Fake Eyelashes (and Termites Wear Capes). For some species, looks can mean the difference between becoming a daddy and becoming dinner.

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Pizza Delivery Man Plays Beethoven for Customers. Let's hope he got a generous tip.

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For Sale: Your Under the Tuscan Sun Fixer-Upper Awaits. A look inside the ruins of an abandoned Italian villa you could purchase.

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What If English Were Phonetically Consistent? Aaron Alon gradually applies consistent pronunciation to vowels until it doesn't sound like English at all.

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The 60 Greatest Capes in Movie History. In no way limited to superheroes, they have graced the shoulders of cinemas's most amazing characters.

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14 Antique Roller Coasters You Can Still Ride. Some are over 100 years old!

Cities Where You Don’t Need AC or Heat

Downtown Mexico City at twilight
Downtown Mexico City at twilight
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Cities of the World Where You Don’t Need AC or Heat. There are 13 cities that fill the bill, and quite a few more that have rather nice temperatures.

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With BlacKkKlansman, Spike Lee Turns a Dull Memoir Into an Energetic Crowd-Pleaser. A movie with a message can still be exciting and even funny.

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After 100 Years, Roald Amundsen’s Polar Ship Returns to Norway. The Maud is safe, despite a century of bad luck and failed voyages.

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You Should Get Your Coffee Before Boarding Your Flight. If the flight attendants won't drink the water on a plane, neither should you.

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40 Vintage Portraits of Extremely Handsome Victorian Men With Mustaches. Many resemble one modern movie star or another.

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The Rise of Identity Condiments. How you feel about mayonnaise can signify your generational status, whether you use it or not.

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America is Terrible at Summer Vacation. About half of us will take no time off at all.

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Trebitsch Lincoln, the Nazis' Would-Be Supernatural Weapon. The double agent harnessed the wishful thinking of those around him.

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