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Online Dating for Geniuses

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Facebook explains why it experimented on us. No harm done, unless you count the trust of users who don’t know if they were among those manipulated.
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Online Dating for Geniuses Only. Match.com and Mensa are collaborating on a way for those with high IQs and high expectations to meet each other.
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Buddy the dog gives a baby lessons in crawling. Just do it like he does, little girl, and soon you’ll be chasing each other around the backyard!
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A Colorado family set up a camera to see what was happening to their barrel of water. The images they got were priceless!
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The Best News Bloopers of June. NSFW language, despite it being live TV. Alcohol may have been involved.
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Why it’s time to stop the anti-spoiler paranoia. Our water-cooler discussions shouldn’t have to tiptoe around people who choose to delay their TV viewing.
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Legendary Disney animator Glen Keane returns with Duet, a beautiful sequence in which two babies grow up and discover each other. The three-minute film contains over ten thousand hand-drawn images.
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Natural childbirth is much, much more than a Brooklyn fad. You don’t have to give birth in the woods or underwater to object to modern medical intervention.

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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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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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