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2001: A Space Odyssey Trivia

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25 Things You Didn’t Know About 2001: A Space Odyssey. You already know how totally confusing the movie is.
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After such a harsh winter, you may think your plants are all dead. Here are some tips to salvage your garden.
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Sarah Forbes Bonetta was a West African child who was orphaned by war in 1849. Then her life took a dramatic and fascinating turn.
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The English Language Makes No Sense Whatsoever. It’s a wonder we ever learn how to use it at all.
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Pirates Fan Discovers Popcorn Tub Makes Good Baseball Glove. But he lost that very expensive stadium popcorn in the process.
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Even the news has its bad days. We are thankful for screenshots so these ridiculous nuggets can be preserved for posterity.
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The best non-internet April Fools Day prank has been found. The professor was dying inside for just a couple of minutes.
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What it’s like to be a woman writer on Saturday Night Live. Carol Leifer recounts her experience in a new book.
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Girls on Film: Hollywood should stop pretending it's hard to make a female superhero movie. The truth is, it’s just easier to avoid the subject.

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The Last Solar Eclipse
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The Last Solar Eclipse. There will come a time when the moon is too far away to produce a solar eclipse.

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Nebraska's Fearless Maid. How Minnie Freeman saved her students during the blizzard of 1888.

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Confessions of a Costume Curator. Historic garments carry the ghosts of the people who once wore them.

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This Infant's Size Confirms a Concern Doctors Have Had for Years: Large babies as well as small babies can be an indication of problems ahead.

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18 Science Fiction Spacesuits, Ranked. They may look cool, but how safe and usable would they be in real life?

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The Haunting Magic of Ghost Buildings. They aren't there anymore, but they've left evidence of their existence on the shared walls of the adjacent buildings.

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Technology Could Make Us Immortal. (But there will be consequences.)

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6 Unexpected Consequences of a Solar Eclipse. Be ready for them.

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Einstein is Proved Right (Again)
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Deep in the Heart of Our Galaxy, Einstein is Proved Right Again. His theory of general relativity holds true even at the black hole near the center of our galaxy.

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"Total Eclipse of the Heart" Was Almost a Meat Loaf Song. It was written for him, but then detoured to Bonnie Tyler.

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The Atomic Bomb That Was Too Big To Use. The largest nuclear bomb ever made, Tsar Bomba, was actually a scaled-down version of the original design.

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6 Weirdly Specific Ideas Movies Have About Normal Bathrooms. You'll be surprised by the many times the same weird thing happens in a bathroom across different fictional worlds.

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What It’s Like to Apartment Hunt With a Boyfriend Who Has No Credit Score. He's a responsible guy, but couldn't prove it on paper.

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The 33 Most Romantic Moments In TV History. Get your hankies out.

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27 Hilariously Nasty Sounding Mushroom Species Names. They would be hurt by them if they had feelings.

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