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Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen's Record-setting Tweet

Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres sent a Tweet that set a new record with over three million retweets. But did you catch the grammatical error in it?
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An 8-year-old found a $20 bill in the parking lot. He thought about buying a video game until he saw a soldier in the restaurant.
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California Farmers Are Using ‘Water Witches’ to Make Your Two Buck Chuck. Vineyards are getting desperate in the face of a long-running drought.
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The bleak state of American fiction. The best writers cannot afford the time needed to write stories that may never be published.
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Watch a freshly-hatched baby bird found all alone grow up with the help of humans. These 23 photos will take you from day one to the day Dumpling flew away on her own.
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This Video Of Two Dogs Sharing An Ice Cream Cone Should Have Won Every Oscar. It even has a twist ending.
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Are Britain’s Private Schools Breeding Grounds For Anorexia? Students at top schools are under pressure to be perfect in every way, which includes being thin.
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Crimea: A picturesque tourist spot you won't be visiting anytime soon. But you can enjoy some beautiful photographs of a more peaceful time.
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Bringing Science Fiction to Mardi Gras. You can thank the Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus.

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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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