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Oscar Winners and Dresses

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Check out the most striking evening gowns worn at the Oscars last night. Oh, yeah, and here’s who won.
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Ellen Degeneres is drawing raves for emceeing the Academy Awards. No one expected the show to be as entertaining as it was.
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The Worf of Starfleet trailer is The Wolf of Wall Street parody we needed. Everyone’s favorite Klingon should star in his own movie.
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When there’s 130 inches of snow piling up on the mountain, it’s best to bring it down before it falls on someone. Watch how the professionals start a controlled avalanche.
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20 Things You Didn’t Know About Dr. Seuss. And you can never know too much about the man who taught you to read.
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12 Hilariously Revealing U.S. Maps You Won’t Find in a Textbook. From the shortest sex to the weird former city names, how does your state stand out?
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When you have to haul something, you use the vehicle you’ve got. In these 38 pictures, that’s obviously an inappropriate vehicle for the job.
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10 Things Really Smart People Are Scared Of. If you tend to obsess on things you can’t control, read this list with caution.
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The worrying rise of the anti-vaccination movement. As a consequence, we are seeing a resurgence of measles, whooping cough,and other preventable diseases.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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