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R.I.P. Joan Rivers

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Joan Rivers died yesterday at the age of 81. Celebrities took to Twitter to remember her fondly and pay tribute.
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Nude Selfies, Rape Nail Polish, and the Dumb Idea That Women Don’t Deserve Fun. We should all have to spend our lives on the defensive.
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8 videos of Dogs Doing Un-Dog Like Things. That's a good dog.
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How the author of Robinson Crusoe helped usher in the era of tabloid journalism. As a journalist, he made scandal intriguing to the public.
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Are humans built to drink milk as adults? And what makes the difference between those who can and those who can’t?
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The magazine Veterinary Practice News holds an annual x-ray contest, and receives entries illustrating the strange inedible things that pets eat. The latest issue reveals the winners of the 2014 competition.
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These Baby Raccoon Orphans Will Steal Your Heart. They’re only six days old and haven’t opened their eyes yet!
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10 Envy-inducing Video Game Bathrooms. The smallest room in the house in the one you should go wild in decorating.

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The History of Monopoly
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Elizabeth Magie and the History of the Board Game Monopoly. What it became was a far cry from her original intention.

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How North American Bison Ended Up in the Swiss Alps. Several Alpine herds are all descended from one farmer's crazy idea.

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South Georgia Island Is Officially Free of Its Bird-Killing Rodents. The invasive species wrecked the balance of nature for 250 years.

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Listen to These Auditory Illusions When You’re Bored With Laurel and Yanny. Learn about five ways your brain affects what you hear.

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Everybody Once Thought Stegosauruses Could Actually Fly. Early fossil finds led one paleontologist into wild speculation about the dinosaur.

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The Truth About the First Academy Awards and the Dog Rin Tin Tin. He was a good boy, but not an Oscar winner.

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Las Vegas is everything right—and wrong—with sports right now. Stadiums built with tax money rarely benefit the taxpayers.

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15 Life Hacks to Make Doing the Dishes a Breeze. Make them a habit to save yourself time and trouble.

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Queen Will, Queen Will Rock You in the Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer
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Alex Bailey, 20th Century Fox

Queen Will, Queen Will Rock You in the Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer. Starring Rami Malik as Freddie Mercury, the film covers the rise of Queen from 1970 to 1985.

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These Photos Show How Much Public Transportation Has Changed In America. Imagine traveling on a turnpike in a horse and buggy.

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The Jaguar Is Made for the Age of Humans. An encounter in the wilderness of Peru’s Candamo Valley highlights the uniqueness of the Western Hemisphere's biggest cat. 

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The Truth Behind Jeff Goldblum’s Iconic Jurassic Park Shirtless Scene Finally Emerges. It wasn't in the original script.

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A New Study Brings Us Closer to Understanding if Jupiter's Moon Europa Could Host Alien Life. Data from the Galileo mission two decades ago indicates water on the surface.

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How to Make Perfect Fried Rice. Although it is "perfect," commenters suggest variations for different tastes anyway.

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I Love Department Stores. They make shopping a unique and pleasant experience.

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12 Habits That Are Costing You Money. Changing the little things can add up over time.

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