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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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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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