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The Silent and Deadly Owl

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The silent flight superpower of a stealthy predator: The Owl. You’ll be thankful you’re not the preferred prey of these quietly efficient killers.
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33 Insanely Smart Ways To Save Money On Your Wedding. From experience, I found the best tip for that is to not invite anyone.
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10 Ways Animals Supposedly Predict the Weather. Some appear to be better at it than others.
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Florida officials have banned the terms climate change, global warming, and sustainability at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Reports in the future will be peppered with the phrase “you know what.”
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A new app can clean up obscenities in the ebooks you read. Although it’s for personal use only, the idea of changing an author’s words raises questions about copyright.
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Photographer Robert Landau spent the late 1960s to the early ‘80s snapping pictures of the rock ’n’ roll billboards in Los Angeles. Music videos weren’t yet a thing, and a hand-painted billboard paid for by the record company was a sign that a band had really made the big time.
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25 Essential Books About Death and Grief. Don’t wait until you’re in that position to start on the list.
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A Short History of the Apple. From the garden of Eden to your farmer’s market.

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50 Things to Know About Aquaman
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and Ratpac-Dune Entertainment LLC
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50 Things to Know About Aquaman. To be precise: About the Aquaman movie set to hit theaters in December.

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Barbie is Now a Woke Vlogger. For a toy fashion model, her advice for young women is amazingly spot-on.

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This Is Your Brain on Fatherhood. Only about 10 percent of mammalian species provide paternal care for babies, but those who do have a better chance of survival.

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What Does a Six-Legged Robot Flowerpot Do? It seeks out sunlight, water, and whatever else the plant may need.

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Hospital Food: Unappetizing Meals for Sick People. The switch from home convalescence to feeding a variety of inpatients is the reason hospital food is so bad.

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Are You a Money Ostrich? The first step toward understanding your financial situation is to stop avoiding it.

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The Secretive Mega-Companies Behind Your Glasses. Chances are that your lenses and frames are made by two companies that control the global market.

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10 Beloved Animals From Ancient History. Their monuments have lasted thousands of years.

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For a Brief, Glorious Moment, Camera-Wielding Pigeons Spied From Above
Agence Rol, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons
Agence Rol, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

For a Brief, Glorious Moment, Camera-Wielding Pigeons Spied From Above. Julius Neubronner lost a pigeon and developed avian photography.

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How Many Nukes Would It Take to Send the Earth Spiraling Off Into the Sun? More than we have now, but we can still easily destroy ourselves.

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11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention. Building useful habits will make you more observant.

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A Classic Animated Film That Explores What Happens When No One Dares to Stand Up to Evil. The Hangman from 1964 illustrates a poem by Maurice Ogden.

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The Extraordinary Life of Martha Gellhorn, the Woman Ernest Hemingway Tried to Erase. She was the only woman on the beach at Normandy during the D-Day invasion.

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Dirty, Dishonest, and Badly Behaved: Sophia Jarvis, Victorian Maid. Did she stand a chance in court against her abusive employer?

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8 Questionable Decisions People Have Made to Keep Playing Pokemon Go. Two years later, it's hard to understand the mania that surrounded the game.

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