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Mars One

A Warning to Mars Travelers

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Mars One

Note to Self: Don’t Go To Mars

People involved in the Mars One expedition should take note of this simulation created by MIT students. It doesn’t paint a promising picture.

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Movie Roll

Watch a well-traveled basketball creatively take a journey across 24 different movies.

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Graphic Sports

These 40 graphs draw a clear picture of the state of sports in America.

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Fact Checking Terrifying Tales

See if these eight horror myths are truth or fiction

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Catchy Words

What does it say that this iOS Autocomplete Song is catchier and more lyrically interesting than most of the songs on the radio?

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Rise Up For Raises

A Wells Fargo employee writes an email to the company’s CEO asking for a $10,000 raise. That is brave enough, but he also copied 200K fellow employees and requested a raise for them, too.

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Ready to Go

HBO will soon be available even for those cord cutters like myself that don’t have cable.

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5 Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors
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Five Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors. Our genes are largely the result of travel and intermingling.

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The Top 10 National Parks You've Probably Never Heard Of. One of them may be closer to you than you thought.

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The Well-Dressed Suffragist. If you're going to protest, you'll need to buy a charming new hat.

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The Presidential Portrait That Was the “Ugliest Thing” LBJ Ever Saw. (The artist did not take that comment kindly.)

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In the game Robot Mind Meld, the object is to come up with the same word as a robot in as few steps as possible. Keep in mind that the robot is not as intuitive as you are.

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The Father Of Artistic Figure Skating. It was all about making a perfect figure 8 on the ice until Jackson Haines came along.

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Amazon's Big Gamble on Grocery Delivery. What impact could a giant competitor have on existing businesses?

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President John Tyler's Grandsons Are Still Alive. Tyler took office in 1841, and eventually had 15 children.

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Welcome to the Year of the Dog
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Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Dog.

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The Evolution of Marvel’s Black Panther. Introduced in 1966, the character hits the big screen this weekend.

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The Very Real History of Death Stars. Germany, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. have all drawn up plans for weaponized satellites.

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The Karate Kid gets a modern makeover with Cobra Kai. Daniel and Johnny will revive their unresolved conflicts as older adults in the YouTube Red series.

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How the “Heart Balm Racket” Convinced America That Women Were Up to No Good. Sensational cases of gold diggers meant the end of breach of promise lawsuits.

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What Europe's Oldest Wine Tells Us About Ancient Sicilians. Samples hidden in a cave thousands of years ago hold clues to their everyday lives.

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15 of the World's Most Stunning Winter Destinations. You still have time to book a trip before the tourist season starts.

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