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The Hottest New Sport: Futevolei

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It's World Cup time again, but some Brazilians have taken their soccer skills off the field and to the beach for an intense new hybrid sport that looks a lot tougher than simple running and passing. 

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Not content with an off-the-rack dress, one high schooler hand-painted herself a recreation Van Gogh prom gown with incredible results. 

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Seattle native Sir Mix-A-Lot wowed a hometown crowd as he performed his party classic "Baby Got Back" with the Seattle Symphony and two dozen volunteer booty-shakers backing him up.

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Don't think phone photography is real art? Winners of the eighth annual iPhone Photography Awards beg to differ. 

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Necessity may be the mother of invention; according to a number of famous literary figures' nighttime schedules, it seems a good night's sleep is the mother of creativity.

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There's a new celebrity animal on scene predicting this year's World Cup winners. 

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It's time to face the fact that you're getting old

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The jury is still out on whether or not God could make a stone too heavy for God to lift, so in the meantime, here are ten extremely heavy objects mere mortals have managed to shift all on their own.

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5 Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors
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Five Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors. Our genes are largely the result of travel and intermingling.

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The Top 10 National Parks You've Probably Never Heard Of. One of them may be closer to you than you thought.

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The Well-Dressed Suffragist. If you're going to protest, you'll need to buy a charming new hat.

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The Presidential Portrait That Was the “Ugliest Thing” LBJ Ever Saw. (The artist did not take that comment kindly.)

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In the game Robot Mind Meld, the object is to come up with the same word as a robot in as few steps as possible. Keep in mind that the robot is not as intuitive as you are.

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The Father Of Artistic Figure Skating. It was all about making a perfect figure 8 on the ice until Jackson Haines came along.

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Amazon's Big Gamble on Grocery Delivery. What impact could a giant competitor have on existing businesses?

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President John Tyler's Grandsons Are Still Alive. Tyler took office in 1841, and eventually had 15 children.

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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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