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Happy 75th Birthday, Batman!

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Bruce Wayne’s superhero alter ego Batman made his debut in May 1939. 75 years later, some of the most notable figures associated with the Caped Crusader—actor Adam West, writer Len Wein, and illustrator Neil Adams, among others—reminisce.

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MRI scans of fruit look surprisingly sinister. What’s really in that spaghetti squash…?

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Scientists have discovered, in a distant solar system, a planet roughly the size of Earth with a climate that could conceivably support human (or alien) life. Fire up the spaceships!

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Almost anyone can be a more informed wine connoisseur in as little as five minutes.

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Pizza cake” is just going too far.

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Are GIFs art? The judges of the inaugural “Motion Photography Prize” seem to think so.

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Game of Thrones fans can now visit Westeros–only virtually, but without the risk of dying a horrific, bloody death.

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It seems only natural that Mad Men should have a drinking game.

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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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