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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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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler
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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler. The Commuter is the latest of a long line of films in which the action star ruins transportation for everyone.

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Snow Rollers: Nature’s Winter Treat. Snow can naturally form into wheels, carpet rolls, or big boulders.

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A Former Gang Member Explains How Easy It Is to Join a Gang. It offers a sense of belonging when you don't get that at home.

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Hollywood Movies Renamed for Japanese Audiences. Some are funny, and some are better than the English title.

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Ladykillers: Murder Ballads and the Country Women Who Sang Them. The underappreciated who sang about the unacceptable eventually became hidden treasures.

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13 Quick and Easy Breakfasts to Jumpstart Your Winter Mornings. Something new will make the whole day go easier.

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11 Ways Advertisers Make Food Look Delicious. It's much more difficult than you might think.

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