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Crazy World Cup Fans

The 45 craziest fans at the World Cup. They’re cool as long as they aren’t sitting right in front of you.
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Domino’s Pizza Develops Its Own Siri So You Never Have to Speak to a Human Again. It probably works cheaper than humans, too.
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The Evolution of the Mental Hospital in Music Videos, From Björk and ‘N Sync to JJ. With plenty of video evidence.
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The Black-Footed Cat is a wild cat that’s smaller than the average house cat. The Philadelphia zoo has three adorable new black-footed cat kittens to show off!
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13 Sentences That Never End Well. Use these qualifiers at your own peril.
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7 Stories Of Everyday Sexism, As Told By Women In Medicine. Having an M.D. after your name doesn’t make you exempt.
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Here Is A Mash-Up Of Animals Dancing To Salt-N-Pepa’s “Push It.” Try not to smile while watching this, and you might hurt yourself.
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Gertrude of Arabia, the Woman Who Invented Iraq. Gertrude Bell was instrumental in building the unnatural nation that could only be held by an iron hand.
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How much does the U.S. lose in corporate taxes due to offshore tax havens? Here’s a breakdown by company.

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The Duckmaster Rules the Roost at the Peabody Hotel
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Peter Burka, Flickr // CC BY-SA 2.0

The Duckmaster Rules the Roost at the Peabody Hotel. The ducks have been the stars of the show for 85 years.

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Remembering One of the Most Violent Days in the History of the U.S. Senate. A passionate but insulting speech brought out a congressman's wrath—and his cane.

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Investigating One of the Oldest Private Detective Agencies in Paris. The Duluc Détective is still in business after 105 years.

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Why Does Harrison Ford Love Indy And Hate Han? He's been willing to play older versions of both characters anyway, plus Rick Deckard.

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Pterodactyls Probably Didn’t Fly Like We Think They Did. A new study theorizes they resembled birds more than bats in flight.

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Rollin' on the River: Pittsburgh Shanty Boat Life. Thousands who couldn't afford land or rent lived in homemade barge houses.

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How Succulents Took Over Instagram—and Then the World. They make a perfect garden for the Millennial lifestyle.

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Resilience Isn't Innate. Here's How We Can Cultivate It.

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An ‘Outtake’ Video of the Royal Wedding
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BEN STANSALL, AFP/Getty Images

This ‘Outtake’ Video of the Royal Wedding is So Dumb—But So Very Enjoyable. As if it were like everyone else's wedding.

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A Lonely Avocado Searches for His Other Half in The Pits. This sweet short film, written by David Bizzaro, has been selected for more than 30 film festivals so far.

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We’ll First Find Aliens on Eyeball Planets. These are exoplanets that are tidally locked to their star, and carry a thin habitable zone in a ring shape.

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Vulture Ranks Every Star Wars Movie. Ten mini-reviews to justify the rankings include Solo without giving away too much.

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Han Solo was Almost in Revenge of the Sith. His part would have been too silly to believe.

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Deep in the Honduran Rain Forest, an Ecological SWAT Team Explores a Lost World. The diverse biology is a bigger treasure than the lost city that lured explorers there in the first place.

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Roxy, the Long Island Railroad Dog. He knew every train and its schedule, and how to get where he wanted to go.

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The Great Fertility Reversion. America's plummeting birth rate might not be as dire as it seems.

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