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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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Einstein is Proved Right (Again)
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Deep in the Heart of Our Galaxy, Einstein is Proved Right Again. His theory of general relativity holds true even at the black hole near the center of our galaxy.

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"Total Eclipse of the Heart" Was Almost a Meat Loaf Song. It was written for him, but then detoured to Bonnie Tyler.

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The Atomic Bomb That Was Too Big To Use. The largest nuclear bomb ever made, Tsar Bomba, was actually a scaled-down version of the original design.

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6 Weirdly Specific Ideas Movies Have About Normal Bathrooms. You'll be surprised by the many times the same weird thing happens in a bathroom across different fictional worlds.

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What It’s Like to Apartment Hunt With a Boyfriend Who Has No Credit Score. He's a responsible guy, but couldn't prove it on paper.

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The 33 Most Romantic Moments In TV History. Get your hankies out.

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27 Hilariously Nasty Sounding Mushroom Species Names. They would be hurt by them if they had feelings.

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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe
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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe. Encountering something that overwhelms your previous experience can be terrifying or enlightening.

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Dominoes and Fire. See a chain reaction of dominoes—powered by candles, hot air, and burning sparklers.

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Alan Hale Jr. "The Skipper." Meet the man behind the Gilligan's Island character.

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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks. None of them are as scary as growing up during the Cold War arms race.

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5 Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. The secret is preparing ahead of time.

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The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne. One of the possible origin stories goes back as far as an uprising in 1813.

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The United States of Movies. The most iconic film set in each state, plotted on a colorful map.

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7 Spacecraft NASA Has Landed on Mars. Some future civilization may discover it and call it a robot planet.

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