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Birth of a Giant Iceberg

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NASA

Massive Iceberg Six Times The Size Of Manhattan Breaks Off Antarctica. Now it’s a 255-square-mile floating island of ice heading who-knows-where.
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How punctuation is killing the hashtag. There are certain limitations to writing on interactive machines like Twitter.
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Driving in Ethiopia is not for the faint of heart. But it works for laid-back, attentive drivers who know the unwritten rules -whatever they are.
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Here’s What Your Favorite Coffee Drink Says About Your Personality. Apparently I’m quiet, simple, and minimalist.
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This Dog Pulls Off The Greatest Fake Out In Canine History. Try to guess what will happen -and see how wrong you are.
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It’s Scandalous to Keep Using Black Boxes in Airplanes Like MH370. Better technology has been available for years.
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What’s It Like To Suddenly Become Attractive? Several self-described “ugly ducklings” tells us -and show us.
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Why China's Communist Party is headed for collapse. But China will survive, like it always has.

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Marvel
The Battle of New York: An Avengers Oral History
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Marvel

The Battle of New York: An Avengers Oral History. It took a huge team of professionals to pull it off.

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The Mountain Man Who Outran His Captors Barefoot and Naked. John Colter had to think fast to escape Blackfoot country.

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A Program to Guide You to College Success. First-generation college students do much better when they have personal guidance from trained counselors.

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When Don the Talking Dog Took the Nation by Storm. He only knew eight words, but was the hit of the vaudeville circuit.

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A Spring Drive in Nepal. A driver must have nerves of steel to avoid waterfalls cascading over the mountain road.

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The Heart-Racing Drama of Dissecting a Beached Whale. Dr. Joy Reidenberg shares stories from her unique job.

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The Robot-Operated Power Plant of the Future. One is already being built in Japan.

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7 Times People Were Awarded Lifetime Supplies Of Things. That's the way to make a few lifetime fans.

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iStock
What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots?
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iStock

What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots? Data from the MESSENGER probe proves the tiny planet is more interesting than we ever knew.

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How Antonio Banderas Conquered His Fear of Playing Picasso. The role of his hometown hero was intimidating before now.

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What Kind of Town Elects a Cat as its Mayor? The kind of town Talkeetna, Alaska, is.

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Where the Amish Go on Vacation. A neighborhood in Sarasota, Florida, is the place for an annual respite from normal work.

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8 Serious Hollywood Scenes That Looked Hilarious Before CGI. Don't let a look behind the scenes ruin your suspension of disbelief.

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A Cat Walks Into a Deli ... And the clerk helps him select a choice cut of meat.

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How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838. The Mudfog Association proposed using automatons to provide immersive entertainment.

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The Jewish Psychic Who Tricked Hitler. Erik Jan Hanussen was a master at manipulating gullible people, up to a point.

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