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10 Weird Elevator Etiquette Rules. They wouldn’t be weird at all if everyone followed them correctly.
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If all your favorite time travel movies existed in the same universe, where would they overlap? This timeline will make it clear.
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Mary Poppins is finding it difficult to get by on $7.25 an hour for raising a banker’s kids. A spoonful of sugar is not enough to keep her from walking out.
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5 Books That Will Rip Your Heart Out (In A Good Way). Select a novel from this list when you need a good emotional workout or a cathartic cry.
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Elephants Protect Baby From Being Swept Away By River During Bath Time. Growing up is easier when the whole herd’s got your back.
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The Most Expensive Domain Names Of All Time. I cannot see why a domain that’s just letters or numbers can be worth a million dollars.
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The 30 Harshest Philosopher-on-Philosopher Insults in History. These infinitely-quotable minds made throwing shade into an art form.
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Take a Look Inside a Baby Sloth Orphanage and Rescue Center. Yiscel Yángüez and Néstor Correa are devoted to saving sloths and returning them to the wild.
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The Art of Micronations: Rebellion through Creative Land Conquests. These places you never heard of all wanted to be sovereign states at one time or another.

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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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