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Godzilla Arrives

The new Godzilla film isn’t perfect, but it’s a lot of fun. This incarnation doesn’t take itself too seriously.
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Bryan Cranston spills the beans during an interview about the difficulty of working with Godzilla, a diva who thought he was the star of the movie. According to Cranston, Godzilla wouldn’t come out of his (assumed large) trailer and demanded special food on the set.
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How To Train Your Cat To Be A Hero. It looks simple, but of course, your mileage may vary.
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A ten-foot rise in sea level doesn’t sound like much, but it would be disastrous for coastal cities. New maps show you how it would affect your hometown.
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Would you be this calm and collected if a bear opened your door and looked into your house? No, but you probably lock the doors before you go to sleep.
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Are Viruses the Next Cure for Cancer? Treatment with a modified measles virus has given hope to two patients diagnosed with untreatable cancer.
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Sexist postcards from 100 years ago. And some are not nearly that old.
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Messing with Mother Nature: The Macquarie Island Ecosystem. Bringing in invasive species to deal with other invasive species is a recipe for disaster.

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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups
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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups. Nature photographers fitted a meerkat with a camera to get a look inside.

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America’s Secret Ice Base Won’t Stay Frozen Forever. When the glacier hiding it is gone, environmental hazards will be exposed.

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All 11 Versions of the U.S.S. Enterprise, Ranked. With each described in excruciating detail.

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How Tennessee Became the Final Battleground in the Fight for Suffrage. The process was much dirtier than we ever learned in school.

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A Remix in Tribute to Han Solo. He had a lot of great lines over four films, so Eclectic Method gave them rhythm and rhyme.

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Ishmael Beah tells what it was like to go from child soldier in Sierra Leone to high school student in New York. His classmates couldn't figure out why he was so good at paintball.

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A Brief History of Credit Cards. They aren't as old as you might have thought.

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10 Allegedly Cursed Objects. Just keep telling yourself that all the bad things that happened around them could be coincidence.

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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber
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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber. When news outlets couldn't get to Montana in time, J-school volunteers went into action.

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Kottabos, the Ancient Greek Drinking Game. The skill involved was flinging wine from one's own cup at a target.

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An Acid Trip with Groucho Marx. Yeah, he did LSD. At age 77.

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How Creedence Clearwater Revival Became the Soundtrack to Every Vietnam War Movie. It's not only because those songs take you to that specific era.

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Owen KC Stephens tells a wonderful story about the time an elderly British couple wanted to learn how to play a Star Wars role-playing game. They didn't know what a role-playing game was, but they knew what they were doing.

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These Freaky Fish Can Turn Their Eyes Into Flashlights. The triplefin is tiny, but controls its own super power.

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Unauthorized Dwelling at Yale. Student Allan Kornfeld couldn't afford the dorm charges, so he lived in a campus ventilation shaft for his senior year.

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The Resistance Group That Battled Hitler With Words. The students who worked under the name White Rose paid dearly for their efforts.

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