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20 Years of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon

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It’s been twenty years since the birth of the game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. Now the actor tells how the game has affected his life.
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10 Fascinating Fictional Cities in Film. They got our attention, but you wouldn’t want to live in most of them.
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Watch two tree kangaroo joeys frolic in their foster family’s home. They’re learning the skills they’ll need to return to the rainforest.
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9 Novels Based On Extraordinary True Stories. For those who can’t decide whether they prefer fiction or non-fiction.
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If you’re going to get into trouble at school, it should be for something worth bragging about. Here are 24 of the coolest detention notes ever.
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Jennifer Lawrence took her best friend, Laura Simpson, to the Oscars. Simpson wrote about the odd experience of being the only non-famous person at the Awards.
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Barbie dolls aren’t selling like they used to. After 55 years, the reign of the fashion doll may be over.
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A brief history of Russia’s relationship with Ukraine. If they were on Facebook, they’d say, “It’s complicated.”
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A Tribute to the Grilled Cheese Sandwich. There’s no finer comfort food, and everyone else loves them as much as you do.

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How Volcanoes Work
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How Volcanoes Work. The U.S. has 169 "potentially active" volcanoes, but they're not all alike.

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The Internet is Learning an Important Lesson About Service Dogs. We know you're not supposed to pet them without permission, but what if one approaches you?

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That Time the U.S. Postal Service Tried Delivering Mail By Missile. It saved neither time nor money, but that wasn't the point.

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Why You Should Slack Off to Get Some Work Done. The world's most productive scientists and engineers worked only 10 to 20 hours a week.

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Postcards From the Honeymoon Capital Of The World. For many couples, the Poconos was where the Baby Boom began.

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The Dark Side of ‘Service With a Smile.’ Putting on a happy face when you're not feeling it can lead to mental and physical problems.

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A Horror Story About a Shower Curtain. Or it could be a comedy; either way, it needs to be filmed.

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What's the Difference Between a Broadway and an Off-Broadway Show? It's more than just the street address of the theater.

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The 100 Greatest YouTube Videos of All Time, Ranked
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The 100 Greatest YouTube Videos of All Time, Ranked. Watching them all will keep you too busy to argue about the ranking.

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Why Are There No Mosquitoes at Disney World? A lot of hard work goes into making sure you don't have to think about them.

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Wollemi Pines Are Dinosaur Trees. After flourishing for 100 million years, they had to be rescued from extinction in the 1990s.

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Why the Finns Don't Want to be Happy. Despite the highest quality of life in the world, they aren't going to press their luck.

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The Heyday of Penny Restaurants. The food wasn't free, because that would rob the transaction of its dignity.

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Forget the World Cup, Let’s Play Motor-Ball! Soccer played on motorcycles was exciting, but not at all safe.

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The Ultimate Guide To Buying, Wearing, And Caring For Jeans. They never go out of style, because they come in so many styles.

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10 Star-Studded Facts About the Hollywood Sign. It's been there, off and on, since 1923.

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