Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

All Reboots Are Not Created Equal. Or, why you should go see Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
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The Polar Vortex is returning -in the middle of the summer. You might even get to give your air conditioner a break.
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A Fashionable History of Wrestling Hillbillies. The audience always liked them big and dumb.
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Dashrath Manjhi spent 22 years carving a road through the mountains. The one-man project connected his village to emergency medical help, among other things.
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Is genius genetic? The answer is much more complicated than a yes or no.
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The World's Most Fascinating Abandoned Cities. Lovely to look at, but you wouldn’t want to live there.
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A 7-Year-Old Boy Raised $55,000 After Starting A Lemonade Stand For His Best Friend’s Surgery. When your buddy’s in pain, you do what you gotta do.
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San Francisco’s sexiest cop has gone viral. Officer Chris Kohrs doesn’t mind, if it brings the SFPD and the Castro community together.
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Death to Pandora? A guide to the looming music copyright war.

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How Jupiter May Have Gifted Early Earth With Water
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How Jupiter May Have Gifted Early Earth With Water. Young gas giants throw debris toward inward planets, including hydrogen-rich materials.

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Brazil's Geography Problem. It's a big country with lots of people, so why isn't it a world power?

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The Science of Hearing. Our ability to detect and interpret sounds is due to an amazing and complicated biological system.

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Lucasfilm Might be Putting Future Star Wars Spinoffs on Hold. Solo's disappointing box office was a surprise glitch in the moneymaking machine.

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Why Women Say Nothing Is Wrong When Something Is Clearly Wrong. She has plenty of reasons not to share it with you right now.

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How to Decorate Like a Viking. Archaeologists have built a palette of the paint colors used on Viking homes and buildings.

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The Breastfeeding Zealots of the Neonatal Ward. Maternal lactation is pushed to the point of shaming mothers with hungry babies.

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9 Amazing Tiki Bars. A visit will cool you off even on the hottest day.

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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain
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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain. Check out 25 subtle tricks that make you spend more.

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Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border. A list of resources and organizations that need your skills, time, or money.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice. While the days will only get shorter from here, temperatures will still go up.

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The Forgotten Chefs Who Made Chili Con Carne a Tex-Mex Standard. Women running their own businesses gave us an entirely new cuisine.

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You Would Never Expect Killer Whales to Appear Here. Arctic Ocean prey that once fed polar bears is fair game for orcas.

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Brooklyn's Defunct Domino Sugar Plant Opens as Domino Park. Pictures show how an old factory can become a community park and still retain its history.

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First Impressions. Tom Comitta took the first sentence from 268 New Yorker short stories, sorted them, and combined them into one surprisingly cohesive tale.

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The Original Locations of 15 Famous Chain Stores. There might be one near you!

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