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I Know Where Your Cat Lives

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The map project I Know Where Your Cat Lives plots cats’ locations from data their owners did not realize was online. It’s a slightly less creepy way of letting you know how easy people are to track from their online information.
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Here’s why it’s important to know the blood types of video game characters. If you were in Japan, you’d already know.
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The Netflix series Orange Is The New Black has made orange prison jumpsuits kind of cool. That’s why a jail in Michigan has replaced them with striped pajamas.
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The Scopes Monkey Trial 2.0. The battle between creation and evolution is rising again in Dayton, Tennessee’s Bryan College.
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Here’s How Robin Williams Lost Parts In 4 Different Batman Movies (And 6 More Famous Roles He Nearly Had). Someone else was always there to snatch those roles away.
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Bradley Jansen recruited about 90 of his family and friends to propose to Emily Kaplan with a big production number. Why is the bride always the last to know?
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10 Things We Thought Were True Before the Scientific Method. We just took the word of smart men, who made things up.
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The World Science Festival has posted part two of their article on the atomic age. This one addresses the thorny ethics of nuclear weapons and nuclear power.
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Senior Living Communities came together to produce an 18-month calendar featuring residents illustrating their favorite movies, TV shows, and album covers. Grandpa looks good as a Ghostbuster!
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7 things the world's happiest people do every day. You could be one of them!

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The Y Chromosome Is Slowly Disappearing
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The Y Chromosome Is Slowly Disappearing. At this rate, the male sex has only a few million years left.

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Why Brigham Young University Had a Secret Cola Vending Machine. The Mormon prohibition against certain drinks leaves a lot of room for interpretation.

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How Your Worst Fears Stack Up Against Reality. Select your top three fears, and the app will explain what your odds of dying from each one are.

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London, 1682 vs. Today. The Morgan Map has been overlaid with aerial views of the modern city for comparison purposes.

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The Boy Who Stayed Awake for 11 Days. A science fair project led to a world record that still stands.

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When Nixon Said “Sock it To Me” on Laugh-In. His 1968 appearance opened the door for presidents on entertainment shows.

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The Problem With Perfectionism. The competitive world of college has raised students' standards to a never-ending stress level.

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8 Forgotten Pie Recipes We Should Bring Back. We can make the world a better place with more kinds of pie.

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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