Your Guide to College Football's Opening Weekend

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Your Guide to College Football's Opening Weekend. Here are the games you should watch over the long holiday weekend.

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5 Farming Technologies That Changed the World. Feeding more people with less work made our modern society possible.

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Why Romantic Comedies Matter. Movies that bring joy to an audience are worth saving.

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The Best Scammers of 2018, Ranked. What we've got so far is pretty egregious, and they don't even include politicians.

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To Kill or to Capture Bigfoot: The Great Cryptozoological Debate. For years, people have been fighting over the ethics of hunting a creature that doesn't exist.

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My Mom, the Missile Computress. Being one of the first women to work at the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in the 1950s was no picnic.

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Alice Cooper on His 50 Years as a One-Man Nightmare Factory. He made it big by bringing a theatrical performance to his music concerts.

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How One Pilot's Sweet Tooth Helped Defeat Communism. American pilot Gail Halvorsen wanted to share the wealth.

The Early History of the Batman TV Series

The Early History of the Batman TV Series. As cheesy as it seems now, it was a vast improvement over previous on-screen depictions of comic book heroes.

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How Asia Got Crazy Rich. A historical background for the Singaporean wealth of Crazy Rich Asians.

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Your Earliest Childhood Memory is Probably Fake. A surprising number of people report memories from infancy.

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The Art of Star Wars: The Force Behind the Most Iconic Image in the Cinematic Universe. Greg Hildebrandt tells how he and his brother Tim produced the Star Wars Style B poster.

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How Will Police Solve Murders on Mars? Various experts explain how Martian forensics will be different from what we know on Earth.

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23 People Who Were Born To Do Their Jobs. All are prime examples of nominative determinism.

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6 Delicious, Nutritious Vegan Pantry Essentials. Even if you're not vegan, stock these and you'll always have something to eat.

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4 Unofficial Rules Native English Speakers Don't Realize They Know. We follow them unconsciously after hearing words used that way for so long.

The Senator Who Stood Up to Joseph McCarthy When No One Else Would

The Senator Who Stood Up to Joseph McCarthy When No One Else Would. Margaret Chase Smith defended civil liberties even when it meant crossing party lines.

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The 10 Worst Hurricanes of All Time. Present company excepted.

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What Happens When a 17-Year-Old Pilot Loses Her Landing Gear on a Solo Flight? Maggie Taraska kept her cool, followed directions, and landed the plane.

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Revisiting the First 10 Seasons of Murphy Brown. A refresher course before the series is resurrected later this month.

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Star Wars’s Biggest Blunder Isn’t What You Think. Fans who disliked The Last Jedi are operating with nostalgia glasses.

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A Plan to Build a Genetic Noah’s Ark Includes a Staggering 66,000 Species. The Vertebrate Genomes Project (VGP) aims to save the DNA even if we can't save the species.

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The Real Reason Apple is Now Selling 7 Different iPhones at Once. The answer lies overseas.

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When McDonald’s Invented Bubble Gum-Flavored Broccoli. It went over as well as you would imagine.

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