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Pop Culture’s Greatest Rides

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Iconic Film and TV Vehicles Get a Playful Reimagining in the art series ‘Greatest Rides.’ Illustrator Ido Yehimovitz makes them look friendlier than ever.
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How dogs react when they find a cat sleeping in their bed. It varies from dog to dog, but cats are all alike -they just don’t care.
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2014 World Cup: Science On The Field. Bone up on the new innovations in performance, monitoring, wagering, and hype.
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Watch What Happens When You Put A Piece Of Metal In A Washing Machine. It’s mesmerizing and kind of tragic how it just keeps going as it falls apart.
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Five-Star Resort for Dogs Opens in Spain. There’s even a swimming pool designed for your dog’s enjoyment.
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These Words Are So Overused They've Become Meaningless. How difficult would it be to stop using them?
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The Dumb And Dumber To Trailer Is Here To Prove That Stupid Still Works. Twenty years later, they’re just as dumb as ever.
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Cars Made Of Ketchup? Don’t laugh; a new plastic made of tomato skins is both efficient and environmentally-friendly.
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How the Ministry of Thin Enslaves Women. It’s now considered normal for us to hate the way we look.
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The science of sexy: 6 things that can make you irresistible. It’s not your looks; it’s how you treat people.

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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