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Alternative Uses for Honey

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7 Strange, But Great, Alternative Uses For Honey. Luckily, several of these involve eating it.
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It’s So Cold That a Plane Actually Landed on the Frozen Surface of Lake Huron. And it’s a good thing, because the engine wasn’t working.
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Classic R-Rated Movies as Children’s Books. Artist Josh Cooley makes them just family-friendly enough to make adults laugh.
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Watching an armadillo gathering leaves may become the best 15 seconds of your day. She’s got style and rhythm!
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An honest movie trailer for Gravity. The visually-stunning movie has a plot that couldn’t happen in a million years.
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How Blacks Freed Themselves from Slavery. It’s time to give credit where credit is really due.
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Sex Lives of the American Founding Fathers. A new book addresses the stories that have cropped up over the last two centuries.
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Sir David Attenborough’s Commentary Makes Curling The Most Majestic Sport Ever. And now we understand the primal urge to throw one’s nuts down a frozen river. Here's an alternate link for Americans.
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Peculiar figure skating terms explained. Next, please explain why they don’t slip and fall on ice, like the rest of us do.

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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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