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The Weirdest Exoplanet Yet

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Mega-Earth Is the Weirdest Exoplanet Yet. Kepler-10c, like other exoplanets, doesn’t follow the “rules” we learned from our own solar system.
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15 Toys From The ’80s You Might Have Forgotten About. They can’t all be hits with staying power like the Cabbage Patch Kids.
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Here's How To Apply Sunscreen To Your Back Without Anyone Else's Help. Or forget all these methods because there’s no better icebreaker on the beach than to ask for a hand.
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Watch Weezer’s Drummer Catch a Frisbee Mid-Song Without Missing a Beat. That took talent; catching it on video took luck.
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The 7 Best Book-To-TV Adaptations.
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Panoramic cameras record glitches that are either art or just plain funny. Here are 36 examples.
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20 of the Weirdest Fault In Our Stars-Inspired Merch Items. Etsy has embraced the movie and the money its fans spend.
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Sir Mix-A-Lot Performed “Baby Got Back” With the Seattle Symphony. Plus half the audience got on stage to dance to it.
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Trapped between life and death. Technology is making progress in telling who is in a coma, a vegetative state, or merely unable to communicate.

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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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A Sports Car is Born
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A Sports Car is Born. The story of that car you wanted as a kid, but thought twice about as an adult.

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The Quiet War Against Ownership. Manufacturers want to maintain control over the products they sell you.

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No One Will Bet Against Science on August 21. Even those who deny climate change will be headed to the solar eclipse totality zone.

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A Brief Tour of European Wedding Cake Traditions. You might want to use one to make your wedding more memorable.

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How the Internet Changed the Meaning of ‘Mamihlapinatapai.’ It perfectly summed up an incident we all know, but now is used to describe online behavior.

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Scientists Discovered a Trove of Volcanoes Hidden Beneath Antarctic Ice Sheet. It might be the densest area of volcanoes in the world.

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The Science of Suffering. Research indicates that trauma can affect your descendants for generations.

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10 Snack Foods Originally Sold as Medicines. While they didn't cure anything, they turned out to be pretty tasty.

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