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Airlifting a Rhino

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Em Gatland

This Is How You Airlift A Rhino To Safety. Transport by helicopter is faster and less jarring than riding in a truck.
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Moe is pretty good at playing Jenga, despite the fact that he’s a cat. He takes his turns, but eventually gets impatient with how slow the game goes.
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An Anonymous Real Estate Magnate Is Giving Away Cash on Twitter. Good news if you live in San Francisco, but more of southern California is next.
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The Untold Stories Behind 10 Rock ‘n’ Roll Threesomes. Threesomes in songs, that is, with humorous conjecture to make them a bit more entertaining.
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Taylor Crafton graduated from high school while her father was deployed to Cuba with the Air Force. But Crafton got a big surprise on stage when Dad, having gotten a last-minute leave, came out to congratulate her.
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9 Muses Who Inspired Incredible Literature.
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Photographer Tim Dodd bought a Russian high-altitude space suit in an auction. To put the suit to good use, he did a photo series called “Everyday Astronaut.”
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Ellis Island’s Doubled-Edged Legacy. While people from all over the world came to America, our policies bounced between welcoming and racist.
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Why Americans spend less of their income on food than any other country. It’s true, despite the fact that we eat so much more of it.

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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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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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