Why Can't We Remember Our Dreams?

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Why Can't We Remember Our Dreams? Neuroscience gives us several possible reasons.

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Straight Out of Harry Potter, Color-Shifting Fashion Is Here. Clothing, jewelry, cosmetics, and hair color can change in response to the environment.

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How Ketchup Revolutionized How Food Is Grown, Processed, and Regulated. The addition of tomatoes made it a truly American condiment.

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A Baby Elephant Needs a Lullaby. An elephant never forgets the kindness shown to them, even years later.

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That Time the U.S. Military Had a Camel Corps. It might have lasted longer if Americans soldiers had known anything about camels.

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An Intense Animation of What Might Have Happened During the Last 48 Hours of Pompeii. No people are shown, but it's creepy and terrifying anyway.

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A Fish Called Rockweed. Classifying a species as a plant or an animal determines who has the right to harvest it.

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How to Survive a Long Airport Layover. There's an optimal plan for the amount of time you have.

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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