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Cats Just Don’t Understand Us

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Why Your Cat Thinks You’re a Huge, Unpredictable Ape. They may be right, but we should find a better way to communicate with our pets.
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The 50 Best “Ripped From the Headlines” Law & Order Episodes, Ranked. Along with information on the real-life cases that inspired them.
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10 Foods That Contain Antibiotics. They include both natural germ-fighters and foods that have been adulterated by dosing along the food chain.
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7 Reasons Why Steampunk is Still Around. It combines the love of science and tech with the stylishness of the past.
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How can we misspell “yard sale"? Let me count the ways.
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A Psychiatric Evaluation of Michael Myers and other horror villains. We can’t stop them, but we might try to understand them as they kill us.
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3 disgusting ways independent, talkative women were tortured and shamed in Shakespeare's England. Disturbing the peace by nagging was against the law in those days.
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Historic Vampires. The stories of six people who were accused of vampirism, deserved or not.

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How Volcanoes Work
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How Volcanoes Work. The U.S. has 169 "potentially active" volcanoes, but they're not all alike.

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The Internet is Learning an Important Lesson About Service Dogs. We know you're not supposed to pet them without permission, but what if one approaches you?

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That Time the U.S. Postal Service Tried Delivering Mail By Missile. It saved neither time nor money, but that wasn't the point.

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Why You Should Slack Off to Get Some Work Done. The world's most productive scientists and engineers worked only 10 to 20 hours a week.

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Postcards From the Honeymoon Capital Of The World. For many couples, the Poconos was where the Baby Boom began.

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The Dark Side of ‘Service With a Smile.’ Putting on a happy face when you're not feeling it can lead to mental and physical problems.

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A Horror Story About a Shower Curtain. Or it could be a comedy; either way, it needs to be filmed.

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What's the Difference Between a Broadway and an Off-Broadway Show? It's more than just the street address of the theater.

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The 100 Greatest YouTube Videos of All Time, Ranked
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The 100 Greatest YouTube Videos of All Time, Ranked. Watching them all will keep you too busy to argue about the ranking.

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Why Are There No Mosquitoes at Disney World? A lot of hard work goes into making sure you don't have to think about them.

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Wollemi Pines Are Dinosaur Trees. After flourishing for 100 million years, they had to be rescued from extinction in the 1990s.

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Why the Finns Don't Want to be Happy. Despite the highest quality of life in the world, they aren't going to press their luck.

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The Heyday of Penny Restaurants. The food wasn't free, because that would rob the transaction of its dignity.

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Forget the World Cup, Let’s Play Motor-Ball! Soccer played on motorcycles was exciting, but not at all safe.

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The Ultimate Guide To Buying, Wearing, And Caring For Jeans. They never go out of style, because they come in so many styles.

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10 Star-Studded Facts About the Hollywood Sign. It's been there, off and on, since 1923.

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