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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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Welcome to the Year of the Dog
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Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Dog.

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The Evolution of Marvel’s Black Panther. Introduced in 1966, the character hits the big screen this weekend.

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The Very Real History of Death Stars. Germany, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. have all drawn up plans for weaponized satellites.

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The Karate Kid gets a modern makeover with Cobra Kai. Daniel and Johnny will revive their unresolved conflicts as older adults in the YouTube Red series.

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How the “Heart Balm Racket” Convinced America That Women Were Up to No Good. Sensational cases of gold diggers meant the end of breach of promise lawsuits.

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What Europe's Oldest Wine Tells Us About Ancient Sicilians. Samples hidden in a cave thousands of years ago hold clues to their everyday lives.

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15 of the World's Most Stunning Winter Destinations. You still have time to book a trip before the tourist season starts.

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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters
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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters. If they were designed as movie aliens, they would be too implausible.

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Making Artificial Earthquakes with a Four-Ton Steel Ball. Get out of the way when it's dropped in the name of science!

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Jerry Lewis in The Bellboy. It wasn't a typical Jerry Lewis movie, but it worked.

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The Incinerator House. Artist Ron Fleming turned an abandoned industrial structure into a home and a work of art.

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Why Adam Rippon Didn’t Win. He finished behind two competitors who fell because of the complicated math of figure skating.

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Was Young Luke Skywalker a Selfless Hero or a Freeloader? Luke took advantage of the Rebel Alliance in using an X-wing or two as his personal vehicle, but a commenter refutes that argument in style.

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15 'Trials of the Century' and the Media Frenzies That Accompanied Them. Because true crime is more fascinating than fiction.

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