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13 Epic Animal Migrations That Prove Just How Cool Mother Nature Is. Spending the winter in Florida just pales in comparison.
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Masterfully edited pieces of the movies Gravity and Superman IV: The Quest for Peace are mashed up to save the day. The result changes the entire Sandra Bullock film to a short subject.
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Rachel Canning, the student who sued her parents, got a $56,000 college scholarship. Looks like she won’t have to follow her parents house rules after all.
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How Steven Spielberg made a killing off of a 1977 Star Wars bet he made with George Lucas. No one has bet against Spielberg’s instincts ever since.
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What a treat to find yourself seated on a plane in the same section as a professional musical group. Even better when the cast of The Lion King decides to belt out a sudden and delightful Broadway number.
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Game of Phones is season three of Game of Thrones completely told in emojis. It only makes sense if you’ve seen and remember season three.
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Two Decades After Genocide, Rwanda’s Women Have Made the Nation Thrive. With so many men killed or jailed, they stepped up to make it work.
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The internet scam that hijacks your hard drive. “Ransomware” sneaks in, encrypts your files, and charges you to unlock them.
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Real People in LEGO. It’s a perfect art medium for portraits, if you know what you’re doing.

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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