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Chocolate-Flavored Fruit

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Time for dessert: is it better to indulge in the chocolate pudding, or virtuously opt for fresh fruit? Black sapote, a little-known tropical delicacy, makes the choice much easier.

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A four-year-old ate her way through the entire tasting menu at The French Laundry (arguably the best restaurant in the country). Her facial expressions tell the whole story.

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With a sprinkle of this and a handful of that, instant ramen can easily become a meal worth talking about.

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A bouquet of tulips can be a delight; an aerial view of Dutch tulip fields in all their meticulously planted, rainbow-striped glory is breathtaking.

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Raising kids these days can be expensive: more expensive than 250 Macbook Airs, seven years in Disneyland, or even a ticket to outer space.

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Can hot dogs be romantic? It seemed to work for the man who used 1,001 of them to propose to his now-fiancée.

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Rather than merely retouching antique plate glass portraits, one photographer is using her imagination to breathe new life into old photographs, inventing colorful backstories for black-and-white models.

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The iconic Batman logo has come a long way in its 75 years.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut. In 1966, Robert Lawrence, Jr. was selected for a space program you've never heard of.

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A Hubo Humanoid Robot Carried the Olympic Torch in Daejon, South Korea, on Monday. It showed off a bit by cutting a hole through a wall to pass the torch on.

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The Little Blue Pill: An Oral History of Viagra. A trial of the blood pressure medicine sildenafil had a strange side effect that made it world-famous.

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Banner Ladies: The Human Billboards of Yesteryear. Looking back on a peculiar advertising trend of the 1870s.

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The Surprising History of the Kimono. It went from simple body covering to cultural icon during the Edo period.

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Confessions of a Star Wars Nerd. No matter how much of a fan you consider yourself, there is always someone who will out-geek you.

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Incredible Photographs of a Doomed 1914 Antarctic Expedition. Over two years, they lived on a ship, on ice, and on an island before they could leave.

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