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What Country Feels the Most Loved?

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Everyone’s Valentine’s Day experiences may have differed, but according to a 136-country Gallup poll, the United States is leading in nations whose occupants feel the most loved.

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The biker gangs on the streets of Marrakech have a decided sense of style, and it’s not all black leather and chains: for a photo shoot, Morroco’s female motorbike enthusiasts, as seen in the artist's vision, lean more towards bright colors and polka dots.

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Facebook’s “Look Back” videos, individually-created time capsules of each user’s online history created in celebration of the social media site’s 10-year anniversary, could give a more honest impression of what the average user’s experience has been like.

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Not even Olympic athletes are safe from body critiques, but these determined Olympians chose to ignore the odds against their less-than-ideal bodies (too tall for figure skating, too small for ski jumping) and excel.

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Celebrate the life of Shirley Temple Black with a photo slideshow marking her years from America’s sweetheart to international ambassador.

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“Interesting” is also a word that could be used to describe this man’s creative experiments with his own beard, in a series called “Will It Beard?” (The answer is often yes.)

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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Game of Thrones Has Changed the Real World
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6 Ways Game of Thrones has Changed the Real World. Even those who don't watch it know the characters as cultural metaphors.

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The Only Thing Worse than Watching an Offensively Bad Comedy is Watching One You Supposedly Wrote. A.J. Via got a movie deal and lost all control of the finished product.

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To Fight Smallpox in the Spanish Colonies, King Charles IV Sent a Ship on a Vaccination Mission in 1803. The expedition included 22 orphans carrying the fresh vaccine in their bodies to keep it safe enough to last the voyage around the world.

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For Centuries, People Celebrated a Little Boy’s First Pair of Trousers. Once he was toilet-trained and could dress himself, he could become a real boy.

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What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It. A familiar term carries a lot of baggage, while a new term will encourage patients to just follow doctor's orders.

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Ben Stiller's Never-Ending Midlife Crisis. His new movie Brad's Status is the fourth that explores that theme.

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Sir Arthur and the Fairies. After a thorough but flawed investigation, the Sherlock Holmes author believed the Cottingley Fairies were real.

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