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Mr. Met, Marked For Death

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In Mascot News…

The Secret Service once threatened to kill Mr. Met.

Plus: Here’s how the NBA playoffs will go according to the ferocity of the teams' mascots.

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Woo-Hoo, Woo-Hoo, Woo-Hoo

The coolest, craziest cartoon duck around (deal with it, Donald) just had a birthday. See his first appearance ever.

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Living the High Life

I would trade my current home for one of these amazing treehouses in an instant.

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The Psychopath Whisperer

Kent Kiehl is a neuroscientist who has spent the last two decades listening to psychopaths. Check out his interview about the new book he’s written.

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Pie Pie?

No. Pizza cake.

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Coming Soon

New trailers for season two of Orange Is the New Black and the film version of the Broadway hit Jersey Boys.

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The Perfect Dog Watcher

How to make sure your dog doesn’t escape through the hole in the fence.

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Welcome to the Year of the Dog
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Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Dog.

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The Evolution of Marvel’s Black Panther. Introduced in 1966, the character hits the big screen this weekend.

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The Very Real History of Death Stars. Germany, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. have all drawn up plans for weaponized satellites.

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The Karate Kid gets a modern makeover with Cobra Kai. Daniel and Johnny will revive their unresolved conflicts as older adults in the YouTube Red series.

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How the “Heart Balm Racket” Convinced America That Women Were Up to No Good. Sensational cases of gold diggers meant the end of breach of promise lawsuits.

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What Europe's Oldest Wine Tells Us About Ancient Sicilians. Samples hidden in a cave thousands of years ago hold clues to their everyday lives.

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15 of the World's Most Stunning Winter Destinations. You still have time to book a trip before the tourist season starts.

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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters
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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters. If they were designed as movie aliens, they would be too implausible.

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Making Artificial Earthquakes with a Four-Ton Steel Ball. Get out of the way when it's dropped in the name of science!

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Jerry Lewis in The Bellboy. It wasn't a typical Jerry Lewis movie, but it worked.

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The Incinerator House. Artist Ron Fleming turned an abandoned industrial structure into a home and a work of art.

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Why Adam Rippon Didn’t Win. He finished behind two competitors who fell because of the complicated math of figure skating.

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Was Young Luke Skywalker a Selfless Hero or a Freeloader? Luke took advantage of the Rebel Alliance in using an X-wing or two as his personal vehicle, but a commenter refutes that argument in style.

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15 'Trials of the Century' and the Media Frenzies That Accompanied Them. Because true crime is more fascinating than fiction.

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