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The Missing Links: How Roaches With Backpacks Might Someday Save You

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Intriguing Headline of the Day: Roaches Wearing Tiny Backpacks Could One Day Rescue Disaster Survivors.

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You’ll likely never ride along in a jet with a member of the Blue Angels, but this 360-degree cockpit footage gives you a good idea what it's like.

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I’m sure you've seen the exploding whale video before. It’s been called the first viral video ever. Today is the 45th anniversary of it “bursting” into the limelight.

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Anyone that considers themself a history nerd needs to check out the Hardcore History podcast.

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This crafty word statue says different, and very fitting, things based on whether you’re looking at it from Manhattan or Brooklyn.

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Maybe instead of “cats and dogs” people should be saying “it’s raining like frogs and birds.” Check out this list of 10 times it rained something other than water.

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Here is all (or most) of the available information about the new all-female Ghostbusters film.

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Ed Asner and Doris Roberts show how the older folks “Netflix & Chill.”

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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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