Late actor Leonard Nimoy's most public face was that of Spock, the half-Vulcan who won the hearts of human viewers. When not in front of the camera, however, Nimoy could often be found behind one, amassing an impressive portfolio of artistic photography over his long and prosperous life.

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In a global cleanliness survey on which country's citizens shower the most/least often, the US falls respectably down the middle (but why so soapy, Brazil?).

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Cats: trying to oust dogs as man's best friend?

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Once upon a time, America's roadside rest stops were more than a collection of bathrooms and fast food outlets. With their unique architecture and scenic views, they were almost as much a treat as a trip's final destination.

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What does a billionaire have for breakfast? Not to generalize about all the super-wealthy, but Warren Buffett, at least, eats like a six-year-old.

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Is your reading posture basic, or advanced?

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Although polar bears are an endangered species, there's no harm in admiring them from afar, as some of National Geographic's best photographers have in a series of shots showing the arctic regulars swimming, napping, and befriending foxes.

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One man has a single overriding grammatical pet peeve, and so long as he's on watch, that common error is not getting anywhere near Wikipedia.