How Dangerous Are the Northwest’s Volcanoes?

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How Dangerous Are the Northwest’s Volcanoes? America has more volcanoes than you realize, but scientists are keeping an eye on them.

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The Robot Revolution: Coming to a Restaurant Near You. Students from MIT have already opened a restaurant where robots prepare entire meals in a bowl.

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Can The Walking Dead survive without Andrew Lincoln? For eight years, the show has revolved around his character Rick Grimes.

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How 1960s Film Pirates Sold Movies Before the FBI Came Knocking. Before DVDs or even VHS tapes, you could watch illegal copies, if you had a film projector.

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The Symbolism of Hand Amputations in Star Wars. They are both Freudian and a handy plot device.

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A Newly Discovered Victim of Mt. Vesuvius Was Crushed by a Huge Stone. While it looks gruesome, his death was obviously quick.

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16 Genius Restaurant Menus That Are Straight-Up From The Future. Some are designed to give you useful information before ordering, while others are just fun.

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8 Reasons Thinking Like a Child Will Make You Happier. Honestly, how many reasons do you need?

19 Performances That Prove Aretha Franklin Was the Greatest of All Time

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MOLLY RILEY, AFP/Getty Images

19 Performances That Prove Aretha Franklin Was the Greatest of All Time. She was truly the Queen of Soul.

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Feral Children of Myth and Reality. Authenticated cases are rare and often quite sad.

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A Huge Misperception About Sex. Our mistaken view of other people's sex lives may color our attitudes toward them.

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Stop Telling Me to Turn My Brain Off During Movies. A well-made film will engross the viewer even if it doesn't make complete sense.

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Hey Jude” Still Makes Everything “Better, Better, Better.” Fifty years ago this month, the biggest band in the world released their biggest hit.

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How Not to Get Screwed Over by Your Mechanic. Most mechanics are not out to cheat you, but the few that do are enough to scare all of us.

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The Myth of the Soulmate. No one is perfect, but you don't need perfection to find love and a satisfying relationship.

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15 Must-Try Peach Dishes from Around the Country. Better get started if you want to try them all at the peak of the season.

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!

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