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The Greenest Cities

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The World’s Greenest Burgs. Some cities are serious about the environment.  
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2015 Salute to Cinema. Benjamin Zuk edited together clips from 164 films for an overview of the year in movies.  
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuts three achingly retro film posters. They practically scream “1977.”
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Is the 20,000-Year-Old Ishango Bone the Earliest Evidence of Logical Reasoning? The complicated arrangement of notches could mean any number of things.
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How The Hidden Track Faded From Recorded Music. There’s just no place to hide it anymore.
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19 Action Movie Stars Who Prove Everyone Went Through an Awkward Phase. Just not as awkward as the rest of us.  
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My High School Teammate, Kobe Bryant. An oral history of the Lower Merion Aces' unforgettable 1995-1996 season.
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9 More Crazy Math Facts That People Refuse To Believe Are True. Prepare to have your mind blown.
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Retro Star Wars. The space opera could have been a hit movie in any era of cinema -even as a silent film.

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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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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters
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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters. If they were designed as movie aliens, they would be too implausible.

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Making Artificial Earthquakes with a Four-Ton Steel Ball. Get out of the way when it's dropped in the name of science!

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Jerry Lewis in The Bellboy. It wasn't a typical Jerry Lewis movie, but it worked.

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The Incinerator House. Artist Ron Fleming turned an abandoned industrial structure into a home and a work of art.

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Why Adam Rippon Didn’t Win. He finished behind two competitors who fell because of the complicated math of figure skating.

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Was Young Luke Skywalker a Selfless Hero or a Freeloader? Luke took advantage of the Rebel Alliance in using an X-wing or two as his personal vehicle, but a commenter refutes that argument in style.

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15 'Trials of the Century' and the Media Frenzies That Accompanied Them. Because true crime is more fascinating than fiction.

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