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Godzilla Arrives

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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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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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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe
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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe. Encountering something that overwhelms your previous experience can be terrifying or enlightening.

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Dominoes and Fire. See a chain reaction of dominoes—powered by candles, hot air, and burning sparklers.

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Alan Hale Jr. "The Skipper." Meet the man behind the Gilligan's Island character.

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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks. None of them are as scary as growing up during the Cold War arms race.

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5 Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. The secret is preparing ahead of time.

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The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne. One of the possible origin stories goes back as far as an uprising in 1813.

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The United States of Movies. The most iconic film set in each state, plotted on a colorful map.

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7 Spacecraft NASA Has Landed on Mars. Some future civilization may discover it and call it a robot planet.

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