The madness of diving half-naked into large outdoor bodies of water in the middle of winter isn't an isolated phenomenon: "Polar bear plunges" are a common way to celebrate the new year all around the world.

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At only 12 weeks old, French bulldog Brody Brixton already has plenty of tricks up his little doggie sleeve.

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Family photos can seem so fake. To counter the inauthenticity of forced happy poses, one photographer instead staged a series of photos in which models reenact what family life is really like on a daily basis: disasters abound.

50 years ago, prolific sci-fi (and more) author Isaac Asimov made a series of predictions about life in 2014. With the year newly behind us, it's the ideal time to assess just how accurate those guesses were.

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In an alternate universe, baby-faced Brit Eddie Redmayne could have played Bilbo Baggins in what would have been an altogether different style.

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Coming up on a century after oddball children's author Roald Dahl's birthday, here are five little-known facts that help to illuminate the good-natured but eccentric thinker's life.

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A World War I soldier's room left undisturbed for nearly 100 years remains today as a memorial and mini-museum of what life was like for one young French officer.