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The New 9/11 Museum

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The Worst Day Of My Life Is Now New York’s Hottest Tourist Attraction. A firsthand report from the 9/11 Memorial Museum.
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Seven helpful tips, or what they now call life hacks, for dogs. No, not about caring for your dog, but if you are a dog.
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College Student Calls In Bomb Threat to Graduation So Parents Wouldn’t Discover She Dropped Out. By the time you’re old enough to get through college, you should know better.
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How the Internet is changing the face of diversity on television. Immediate feedback on Twitter has brought some common sense to TV programming.
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The Phantom Menace And Why We Define The ’90s By Bad Movies. It’s the shared experience of disappointment.
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A Comprehensive History of Toho’s Original Kaiju (and Atomic Allegory) Godzilla. The monster evolved while bouncing back and forth between Tokyo and Hollywood.
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Artists pay tribute to H.R. Giger via the medium of weeping xenomorphs. A simple yet unmistakable message.
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How accurate are weather forecasts? A whole lot more accurate than they were just a few decades ago.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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