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Lemons vs. Limes

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With limes suddenly in short supply, lemons are the obvious substitute—but is it really so easy to tell the difference?

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Anyone looking to propose to their significant other this baseball season might like to know which stadiums will let them pop the question for a bargain price, and which will take a hefty chunk out of their future wedding budget.

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The first Instagram from space is one small snap for man, one giant selfie for mankind. #nofilter

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Not even an earthquake could get the Los Angeles Philharmonic to stop playing.

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Vintage fashion has hit the African continent, where not even the heat of the sun can dampen enthusiasm for tweed caps and three-piece suits.

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In 2012 alone, 146 American babies were legally named "Khaleesi." This is all your fault, George R. R. Martin.

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Dealing another blow to hot sauce connoisseurs across the country, the city of Irwindale, California has declared its local sriracha factory a “public nuisance.”

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After open voting, Hasbro has announced the first new word to be added to Scrabble gameplay in nearly 10 years.

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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution
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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution. The story of the discovery of green fluorescent protein.

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Ranking America’s Top 10 Chain Restaurants. When you're on the road for the holidays, you'll know what to expect for dinner.

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How Hoarding Works. It's not just a habit or a hobby, but a serious mental illness.

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Meet the Most Toxic Plant in North America. Whatever you do, do not eat the spotted water hemlock.

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Why Millennials are Facing the Scariest Financial Future of Any Generation Since the Great Depression. Being born in the wrong year has consequences that last a lifetime.

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How Titanic’s Iconic Necklace Almost Sank an Entire Company. The J. Peterman Company was the only officially licensed producer of the Heart of the Ocean.

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Star Wars and the Unfortunate Ubiquity of the Final Climactic Explosion. It's happened several times already; let's see something different.

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13 Weird and Wonderful Gingerbread Houses. You can make anything from imagination and royal icing.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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