Something to think about while you're drifting off to sleep tonight.

Madagascar's locust problem is getting out of hand, and the pictures are terrifying.

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Fredkin's Paradox explains why the most difficult choices in life are often the most insignificant ones; sadly, it doesn't explain how to avoid agonizing over something as meaningless as ordering the chicken or the fish.

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From poison gas factory to haven for herds of friendly bunnies, Ōkunishima, Japan (otherwise known as “Rabbit Island”) has really turned itself around in terms of tourist appeal.

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Having all the money in the world, all $4 trillion of it, wouldn't be as fun as it sounds.

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Artist Miranda July's innovative latest project uses an app to remind people what it's like to interact face-to-face.

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A fast-living mobster like Tony Soprano, short of being shot, still wouldn't have very high life expectancy.

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More than an artfully illustrated bit of war propaganda, Rosie the Riveter was a representation of real American women working to support the war effort from home, many of whom are depicted in a collection of vintage photographs straight from The Library of Congress.

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California's latest severe drought conditions have totaled a loss of about 63 trillion gallons of water in the last 18 months. If that's hard to visualize, before-and-after comparisons of usually aqueous locations should help.