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Crowdfunding the USS Enterprise

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The town of Vulcan, Alberta, is trying to raise $2 trillion to build the USS Enterprise. They won’t reach that goal, but they will get a lot of Trekkies to come visit them.
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See how U.S. presidents’ appearances change during their terms in office. The weight of the world ages one quickly.
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One father’s teenagers wouldn’t listen to him, so he turned to YouTube to get their attention. He posted this instructional video on how to change a toilet paper roll.
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Russian dash cams capture some amazing scenes, since they are always on. This one not only captured a traffic incident, but also a beatdown from a gang of cartoon characters.
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The Man Who Dissolved His Wife. The evidence was right there in his sausage factory.
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A mongoose has courage that far outweighs its size. This one stood firm against an entire pride of lions -on video.
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Watch Tokyo roads transform into dazzling tunnels of light. This kaleidoscope is brought to you by the art of filmmaker Hiroshi Kondo.
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The Top 10 Things Your Nails Say About Your Health. Looking at mine, I can see that I’m a stressed-out nail biter.
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Meet Hydra, the shape-shifting Dr. Manhattan of the animal kingdom. Smash one to pieces, and all you get is more hydras.

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The Many Deaths of the Joker
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The Many Deaths of The Joker. The villain is killed off time and time again, but he's too good to get rid of permanently.

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The Magazine That Started a Feminist Movement in Japan. Seitō was groundbreaking literature in 1911.

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Is Beaming Down in Star Trek a Death Sentence? We don't know whether the reassembled atoms at the other end are the real you.

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The True Story Behind Billie Jean King’s Victorious “Battle of the Sexes.” It was just one chapter in her campaign to elevate women in tennis.

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The Ultimate, Indisputable Ranking of Planets in the Solar System, with a justification for each. Earth needs some help to regain its formerly stellar reputation.

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The Delicate Art of the Amusement Park Caricature. The artist must negotiate the body image issues of strangers every day.

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America's Flood Epidemic. Houston has seen three "500-year floods" in just the last three years.

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11 Strange Battlefields Where the Cold War Was Fought. There was no competition too inconsequential for the U.S. And the Soviet Union.

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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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