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Rise of the Mammoths

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A Wooly Return

It has been thousands of years since a wooly mammoth stalked around the Earth. But they may not be dead much longer. This article tells the story of the quest to bring back animals from extinction.

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Goldblumusic

Speaking of bringing back extinct animals: Someone took Jeff Goldblum’s laugh from Jurassic Park and made a song out of it. Because why wouldn’t that happen? And, honestly, it’s pretty catchy.

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Travoltafied

John Travolta got a lot of flack for announcing Idina Menzel on the Oscars as “Adela Dazeem.” Now you can have him butcher your name, too. From here forward I shall be known as “Caitlin Parkinsmack.”

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But Will It Still Taste the Same?

This interactive pizza ordering table is really cool. But is it cool enough to overcome their pizza?

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Read Up

These fantastic quotes about books will remind you why you love to read.

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Completing the Book

After you’ve finished reading a book, take a shot at finishing the book cover. Confused? Here are some creative examples.

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Nerd Friends Don’t Suffer Poetic Exaggeration Lightly

And they’ll prove you wrong.

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A Lemon Rolled for a Quarter Mile Down a Street
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A Lemon Rolled for a Quarter Mile Down a Street. And since the evidence is on video, many, many unproductive hours have been spent watching it.

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A Man Grew the World's Longest Fingernails Out of Spite. After 66 years, Shridhar Chillal finally got his 30 feet of nails cut.

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NASA-Designed Heat Shields Could Save Firefighters' Lives. Teams are carrying 40 prototypes as they battle wildfires in the American West.

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The Most Important Video Game on the Planet. Fortnite is so popular that its culture is spilling out into the real world.

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The Futuristic Skyscrapers of 1923 Were Supposed to Solve Traffic Problems. Like many people, those architects assumed we would soon have flying cars.

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Want to Become an Astronaut? There's an app for that.

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10 Nutty Proposals to Save the Planet. Some could eventually lead to plausible ideas.

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12 Theme Parks Where the Danger is Real
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12 Theme Parks Where the Danger is Real. Thank goodness the parks themselves are fictional.

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Green Ball Adventure, a Sprice Machines Chain Reaction. Watch a charming combination of colorful levers, pulleys, dominos, and spring action, all powered by gravity.

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Lede-Buried Voicemails From Your Mom. Everyone has examples of parental communication gone wrong.

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How to Start Knitting (and Learn to Love It). Seek the enjoyment first, and the skill will come in time.

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The Oldest Color Produced by Living Things Is 1.1 Billion Years Old. The ancient cyanobacteria chlorophyll is strangely pink.

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Before Björk, There Was the Last Incan Princess. Peruvian soprano Yma Sumac had a six-octave range, but it was her exoticism that made her famous.

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Everyone’s Favorite Houseplant Only Wants to Die. Your pothos has lost the genes necessary for sexual reproduction, but is doomed to live as clones in millions of apartments.

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Dime After Dime: A Gripping History of Claw Machines. They've been irresistible for almost 200 years.

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