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The Backpackin' Bees

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Scientists Strap Tiny 'Backpacks' To 5,000 Bees for Science. Is this the job you thought you’d end up with as a biologist?
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A Revolution, With Guitars: How The Beatles Changed Everything. It’s been 50 years since the Beatles invaded America, and we haven’t seen anything like it since.
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Batman Travels Through Texas in Rémi Noël’s Black-and-White Photos. No, it doesn’t make sense; does it have to?
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This is how they test tank brakes in the Netherlands. The nerves of the testers were also thoroughly tested.
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Enjoy nine new clips from The Lego Movie. They’re only a minute each, so you can still look forward to seeing the whole thing.
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Man Repairs Fiancée’s Childhood Teddy Bear and Her Reaction Is Priceless. She’s crying because a man that thoughtful is a definite keeper.
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The useless college majors of the world’s most successful people. Those who master critical thinking skills will find a way to put their education to work for them.
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A Massachusetts State Trooper wrote an obituary for his partner of nine years. The story of K-9 officer Dante will make you want to grab a hankie and hug your pets.
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How spoilers can actually enhance a TV show. Sometimes the suspense is better than the surprise.

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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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