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Hannah Gregg

Your State Cocktail

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Hannah Gregg

What’s Your Home State’s Signature Cocktail? The history and ingredients of a drink for each state are listed for your convenience.
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Have you ever seen a mumuration of starlings? This one is like a giant ballet in the sky.
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Say It with a Sonnet: 10 Love Poems for Every Mood. Please don't try to pass yourself off as the author of any of them.
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An Abandoned Russian Cruise Ship Overrun With Starving, Diseased, Cannibal Rats Is Drifting Toward The UK. This is not a description of a horror film.
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These Adorable Animals Can Show You Some Great Ways To Stay Warm. I'm all for the hibernation trick.
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The Truth About Snorting Smarties. Anyone who tries it only does it once.
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Where Are They Now: Checking In on Earth’s 25 Active Missions. We Earthlings are spread out all over the solar system!
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8 Money-Soaked Tales of Wall Street Excess. Books or movies, they'll all make you angry and/or jealous.
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The Swedish town of Luleå is becoming famous for its incredible ice orchestra. They play in an igloo, on instruments made of ice!

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Why Hospitals Started Displaying Babies Through Windows
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Why Hospitals Started Displaying Newborn Babies Through Windows. And why we don't want the custom to die out.

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When London Bridge Moved … to Arizona? The entire stone bridge was dismantled, shipped, and rebuilt in the American desert.

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The Tom and Jerry Story. Almost 80 years later, we still enjoy the cat-and-mouse game.

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11 Geographic Markers That Are Totally Inaccurate. It could be a mistake, a matter of convenience, or the shifting earth.

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5 Sequels That Introduce Huge Plot Holes To The Originals. You'd think that someone somewhere would be in charge of making film franchises internally consistent from one movie to the next.

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Zero-G Blood and the Many Horrors of Space Surgery. We'll have to be ready for it if we're going to Mars.

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Meet the Man Who Has Lived Alone on This Island for 28 Years. In 1989, Mauro Morandi's catamaran drifted onto Budelli Island in the Mediterranean Sea, and he never left.

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14 Huge Facts About Elephant Seals. They stand out even among weird marine animals.

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Peanuts Aren't Nuts
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Why aren't peanuts classified as nuts? Turns out, they're closer to green beans than you think. Peanuts are biologically legumes.

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What This Company Is Offering Employees Is Raising a Privacy Debate. Would you let your company implant a chip in your hand?

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Your Roomba is Spying on You. The devices have been gathering information about your home, and that data could be more valuable to Roomba maker iRobot Corp than the sales of its vacuum cleaner.

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The Legend of The Fatal Sisters: Voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau put a curse on plantation owner De Coucy, swearing his bloodline would die out, but he ignored it.

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Are Helicopter Parents Ruining Summer Camp? Kids don't mind giving up their cell phones for the week, but it really bothers parents.

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He Thought Butternut Squash was Cheese: Funny observation of the daily struggles of customer service employees and the fact that the customer is not always right.

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Why you should vacation somewhere new, unexpected, and totally out of your comfort zone.

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15 Monumental Facts About the Lincoln Memorial. One tidbit: The project took a long and winding road from idea to finished structure.

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