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Police Academy Turns 30

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Police Academy On Its 30th Anniversary. It’s been a long time, but these trivial facts will bring it all back.
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Artists Pay Tribute to the Work of Stephen King in Exhibition ‘King for a Day.’ How many scary memories can you stuff into one work?
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12 Totally Bizarre, Gross Remedies From Old Medical Texts. The threat of having to be treated with these is enough to make you stop complaining about whatever ails you.
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Kevin Bacon Busts a Move on The Tonight Show. Thirty years later, the 55-year-old actor can still cut Footloose.
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99 Clever Ways To Transform A Boring Dresser. And you’ll still be able to get $10 out of it at a yard sale later.
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This Cheetah Knows How To Make A Dramatic Entry. He may be an apex predator, but he’s as curious as a house cat when a car drives up.
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A baby moose got his hooves stuck in a fence. He seemed to be pretty pleased -and grateful- to be set free.
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How a Thumb-Sized Gauge Is Revolutionizing Traumatic Brain Injuries. We couldn’t use it if all wars stopped today, but that would be a welcome tradeoff.
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How to upgrade your mac and cheese. Comfort food can go gourmet, with a little tweaking.

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Volcanic Eruptions Under Antarctic Ice
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Solid Evidence of Eruptions Under Antarctic Ice. Over 100 volcanoes, hidden under ice sheets, could destabilize the continent.

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In 1859, the United States and Britain Almost Went to War Over a Pig. The farmers of San Juan Island called in the troops to determine sovereignty once and for all.

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The Contentious Physics of Wiffle Ball. An engineer explains his experiments to find out why it curves.

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A Fortune Lost at Sea: Ship Sinks with California Gold Rush Treasure. Hundreds died, and the loss of gold caused several banks to fail.

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How Don Hewitt Invented 60 Minutes and Changed Journalism Forever. The show is beginning its 50th year on the air.

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This Ghost Town was Aiming Nuclear Missiles at America from Just 125 Miles Away. Gudym, on the eastern edge of Russia, is now just a shell of its former self.

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How Scientists are Revolutionizing Beer. Small batches of craft beer enable brewers to experiment and innovate.

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Welcome to One of the World's Last Matriarchal Societies. Kihnu, an island off the coast of Estonia, is struggling to preserve its culture.

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Why Denmark is the World's Happiest Country
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5 Reasons Why Danes Are Happier Than the Rest of Us. The surprise is not the reasons themselves, but the fact that they are common among the population.

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Who Would Win in a Competition Between a Science Museum and a Natural History Museum? A game of one-upmanship was played out on Twitter, and readers were the winners.

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What Happens When War Is Outlawed. Fifteen nations did just that in 1928, but it didn't last long.

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My Three Years in Identity Theft Hell. Proving who you are when someone else is, too, becomes a full-time job with no perks.

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Elon Musk Releases an Explosive Mega-Collection of His Greatest Rocket Failures. Still, risking failure is the only path to technological breakthrough.

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Put Away Your Pumpkins, It's Still Summer. Autumn creep is a sign we're becoming divorced from the natural progression of the growing season.

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Early Time Travel? Why Britain Lost 11 Days in 1752.

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