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Internet Activism Goes to Washington

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Net neutrality activists have set up camp in Washington to demonstrate in front of the FCC. They’ll be there at least until May 15th, in case you want to join them.
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A Czech guy pulls off a revenge ghost prank on his buddy. I was afraid that the victim was going to suffer a heart attack.
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A goat with eight legs was born in Croatia, so they named it Octogoat. Even stranger, it has both male and female reproductive organs.
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16-year old double amputee James Lozano is a Mets fan who counsels other amputee children. He got his reward by meeting Mets third baseman David Wright and running the bases at Citi Field with him.
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Why Millennials Think They Hate Feminism. It's a problem with the damaged reputation of the word itself.
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What Would Frozen Look Like If Tim Burton Made It? The artist Yoko spells it out in her drawings.
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Everything you need to know about the hundreds of kidnapped Nigerian girls.
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8 Prehistoric Creatures from Your Nightmares. These animals were real at one time, as hard as that is to believe.

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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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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut. In 1966, Robert Lawrence, Jr. was selected for a space program you've never heard of.

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A Hubo Humanoid Robot Carried the Olympic Torch in Daejon, South Korea, on Monday. It showed off a bit by cutting a hole through a wall to pass the torch on.

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The Little Blue Pill: An Oral History of Viagra. A trial of the blood pressure medicine sildenafil had a strange side effect that made it world-famous.

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Banner Ladies: The Human Billboards of Yesteryear. Looking back on a peculiar advertising trend of the 1870s.

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The Surprising History of the Kimono. It went from simple body covering to cultural icon during the Edo period.

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Confessions of a Star Wars Nerd. No matter how much of a fan you consider yourself, there is always someone who will out-geek you.

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Incredible Photographs of a Doomed 1914 Antarctic Expedition. Over two years, they lived on a ship, on ice, and on an island before they could leave.

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