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Francois Prost

French Nightclubs by Day

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French Nightclubs Photographed During the Day. Photographer Francois Prost’s images show how sunlight strips the magic away.
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Meet Peanut, the Ugliest Dog in the World. He won the title honestly, but his story will touch your heart.
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Star Wars gets a Guardians of the Galaxy-style trailer. All the delights of the 1970s without the fading colors.
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4 Bad Side Effects of Reading Fiction According to the 19th Century. Horrors! They might enrich your imagination!
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The ten most haunted places in America. Some will invite you to stay the night -if you can make yourself stay put.
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Massive World Cup Barbecuing Prompts Chile To Declare Smog Emergency. Tens of thousands of barbecues mean serious eating, um, I mean smoke.
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The Supermassive Black Hole Smokescreen. Not only do they draw stuff in, they also spew a lot of it back out.
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The Essential Wedding Registry Checklist For Your Kitchen. Somebody throw me a wedding shower, because I’ve cooked forty years without all the basics!
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Online daters: Think twice before bragging about your six-figure salary. Would you prefer responses from gold diggers, or no one at all?

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Einstein is Proved Right (Again)
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Deep in the Heart of Our Galaxy, Einstein is Proved Right Again. His theory of general relativity holds true even at the black hole near the center of our galaxy.

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"Total Eclipse of the Heart" Was Almost a Meat Loaf Song. It was written for him, but then detoured to Bonnie Tyler.

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The Atomic Bomb That Was Too Big To Use. The largest nuclear bomb ever made, Tsar Bomba, was actually a scaled-down version of the original design.

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6 Weirdly Specific Ideas Movies Have About Normal Bathrooms. You'll be surprised by the many times the same weird thing happens in a bathroom across different fictional worlds.

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What It’s Like to Apartment Hunt With a Boyfriend Who Has No Credit Score. He's a responsible guy, but couldn't prove it on paper.

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The 33 Most Romantic Moments In TV History. Get your hankies out.

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27 Hilariously Nasty Sounding Mushroom Species Names. They would be hurt by them if they had feelings.

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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe
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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe. Encountering something that overwhelms your previous experience can be terrifying or enlightening.

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Dominoes and Fire. See a chain reaction of dominoes—powered by candles, hot air, and burning sparklers.

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Alan Hale Jr. "The Skipper." Meet the man behind the Gilligan's Island character.

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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks. None of them are as scary as growing up during the Cold War arms race.

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5 Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. The secret is preparing ahead of time.

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The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne. One of the possible origin stories goes back as far as an uprising in 1813.

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The United States of Movies. The most iconic film set in each state, plotted on a colorful map.

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7 Spacecraft NASA Has Landed on Mars. Some future civilization may discover it and call it a robot planet.

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