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The Amazing PancakeBot

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Well This Will Make My Mickey Mouse Pancakes Look Ridiculous

Check out the intricate flapjack that the PancakeBot can create.

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Alien Architects?

Does this NASA-published book suggest that aliens might have visited Earth?

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Imagine Yourself In A Galaxy Far, Far Away

Donate money and you might become a character in the new Star Wars film.

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Walking On Air

Check out some snippets from The Perfect Crime, a new book by Philippe Petit, the man who illegally tightrope-walked between the two towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.

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Billie Jean, Jr.

This kid pulls off a fantastic performance of "Billie Jean" in his high school talent show.

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Don’t Wash

The CEO of Levi Strauss says he never washes his jeans and that "I have yet to get a skin disease or anything else.” The key word there may be “yet.”

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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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Where Did That Tuna Come From?
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Why You Should Care About Where Your Tuna Comes From. Pollutants are not the same across the globe.

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A Demonstration of How Water Acts in Space. Watch an astronaut blow fruit punch like bubble gum.

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I Wore A Mars Space Suit And It Was Exhausting. Living in an inhospitable atmosphere will be no walk in the park.

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John Ballou Newbrough's Orphan Utopia. His new Faithist religion was dictated by angels in the 1880s.

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How to Spot a Fake Viral Video. Begin with the idea that not every recording is true to life.

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The Bloody, Exhilarating Bonnie and Clyde Broke Taboos When it Hit Screens 50 Years Ago. It was historical fiction, yet resonated with the counterculture.

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The Game of Thrones Characters Need to Hang Out More. Battles and special effects are nice, but dialogue is where the show really shines.

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How WWII Saved The Great Gatsby From Obscurity. It took almost 20 years for the book to become a hit.

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