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AMNH's Adults-Only Sleepover

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NYC's American Museum of Natural History threw an "adults-only" slumber party. One hundred and fifty lucky museum goers got to sleep under the blue whale. We're jealous!

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A "lost" Dr. Seuss collection is about to be published by Random House. Readers can look forward to more adventures with Horton the elephant.

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It turns out some people really do need more sleep than others. Scientists discovered a gene mutation that allows some to function better than others with less sleep.

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What is Weird Al wearing on his new album cover? Not what you thought.

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Very cool vintage wedding pictures. Some dresses stood the test of time better than others.

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This couple posed with their dog as if it was a newborn baby. The dog is a surprisingly good sport about it.

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Illustrations of objects found in Alfred Hitchcock movie murder scenes. The extremely detailed subjects get more interesting the longer you look at them.

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Check out every version of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in one infographic. The chart is both nostalgic and horrifying.

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A dog is rejected after walking 30 miles to its family's home. It's OK, because she took a private jet to her new home.

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It's never too soon to start ranking music. PMA has a list of the best tracks of 2014 so far.

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10 Holiday Controversies. What were once personal choices are now public arguments about how it should be done.

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How Zarafa, France’s First Giraffe, Became a Cultural Sensation. Artists across the country wanted to draw or paint her.

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The 6 Big Superhero Movies Of 2017, Ranked From Worst To Best. It's hard to disagree with such a short list, but some fans will.

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When They Tried to Collect on a Nonexistent Debt, This Man Fought Back. Andrew Therrien took the harassment personally, and set out to find out who was behind it.

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Competitive creative dog grooming is an activity that makes dogs into an art medium. The documentary short Well Groomed follows two creative dog groomers through the biggest such contest at Groom Expo.

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Ada Blackjack, the Forgotten Sole Survivor of an Odd Arctic Expedition. She didn't know how to shoot or trap, but she had to make it back to her young son.

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The American Savings Crisis, Explained. Even if we could build savings in this economy, it wouldn't be worth the effort.

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12 Heroic U.S. Military Chaplains. They didn't want to kill, but served by their own sacrifice.

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How Animals are Excavated at the La Brea Tar Pits
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Excavating 101 at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. See how paleontologists get those animals out of the ancient asphalt.

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Solving the Mystery of Lyme Disease. When a shocking number of children in one town developed rheumatoid arthritis, doctors and public health officials teamed up to find its cause.

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Horse Feathers: the Marx Brothers at Their Best. The 1932 film is better than its reputation.

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A Child Interviews Her Cat. Any cat owner can relate to the absolute accuracy of the cat's responses.

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10 Reasons Why We Already Know Rey Is a Skywalker. This speculation is derived from clues in The Force Awakens, and contains no spoilers for The last Jedi.

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The Netflix Movie A Christmas Prince is a Hit for All the Wrong Reasons. It might even be worth borrowing a Netflix password.

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Imagining the Jellyfish Apocalypse. As the ocean's ecosystems collapse, they are poised to take over.

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What Was FDR Doing On the "Date Which Will Live in Infamy"? Read how the president took the news of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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