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New Zealand artist Jamie Harkins creates giant optical illusions in beach sand. You’ll want to dance on them yourself!
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5 Hilariously Bad First Drafts Of Classic Books. They aren’t real, but imagining they are is encouraging to the rest of us aspiring writers.
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Kevin and Beverly are the reigning World Salsa Champions, in the 6- to 7-year-old category. Still, they dance better than anyone I know ever will.
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28 Years Later, The Animals Of Chernobyl Have Reclaimed Their Homeland... At A Price. It will be 20,000 years before humans can safely live there again.
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Here’s How Much of Your Life You’ll Spend Binge-Watching These Popular Shows. Note that you really don’t have to do it all in one gulp, marathon-style.
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Watch 12-year-old Feng Hui compete in the Freestyle Roller Skating Grand Prix in Shanghai in 2011. She’s as smooth as Michael Jackson, and has the hat to prove it.
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Why The Walking Dead is not on NBC. They suggested a slight change in the concept.
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Economists Slam the War on Drugs in a New London School of Economics Report. The efforts to prohibit drugs have cost us far more than the benefits are worth.
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How to live happily ever after, according to science. It’s a matter of putting in the effort, plus a few tricks you can learn.

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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