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A man fed a stray kitten and wasn’t prepared for her response. She flirted and grabbed him and begged to be taken home, which was all recorded in pictures.
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A person who took in an abused, abandoned dog placed a Craiglist ad aimed at her former owner. The dog that was destined to be put down has a life turned 180 degrees for the better.
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Watch four goats having a great time playing King of the Hill on a flexible shed. Or maybe they’re pretending it’s a troll bridge.
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SpongeBob SquarePants built its undersea empire on nonsense and enthusiasm. And that’s why we love it so.
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Would you play Flappy Bird for 20 minutes straight if it meant getting hired? Even if it’s a good job, this kind of torture may give you clues about the work environment.
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Could Thorium Be the Energy Source That Helps Save the Planet? If it’s not profitable, the necessary research might take forever.
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How to predict the weather using your cat. It’s probably at least as reliable as the forecast on the news.
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Why aren’t bad CEOs ever punished? Reach a certain level, and you become too rich to fail.
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Paris might turn abandoned metro stations into nightclubs and theaters. They’d be sturdy, climate-controlled, and the noise won’t bother the neighbors.

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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution
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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution. The story of the discovery of green fluorescent protein.

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Ranking America’s Top 10 Chain Restaurants. When you're on the road for the holidays, you'll know what to expect for dinner.

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How Hoarding Works. It's not just a habit or a hobby, but a serious mental illness.

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Meet the Most Toxic Plant in North America. Whatever you do, do not eat the spotted water hemlock.

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Why Millennials are Facing the Scariest Financial Future of Any Generation Since the Great Depression. Being born in the wrong year has consequences that last a lifetime.

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How Titanic’s Iconic Necklace Almost Sank an Entire Company. The J. Peterman Company was the only officially licensed producer of the Heart of the Ocean.

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Star Wars and the Unfortunate Ubiquity of the Final Climactic Explosion. It's happened several times already; let's see something different.

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13 Weird and Wonderful Gingerbread Houses. You can make anything from imagination and royal icing.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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