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Keeping the International Space Station Clean & Tidy

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Saturday is cleaning day on the International Space Station. With things floating everywhere, here’s how astronauts keep the place from becoming a nasty floating petri dish.

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Intriguing Headline of the Day: 23 Real-Life Mad Scientists Deleted From Your History Books

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This video game conspiracy involves Sonic the Hedgehog, Michael Jackson, and a young kid that was after the truth. 

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Have you heard the one about Andrew Jackson and the big block of cheese? Our 7th President once received an enormous chunk of cheese that hung around long after Jackson left office.

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Recently Neil deGrasse Tyson saw B.o.B. tweeting “flat Earth” theories and, as usual, couldn’t stand by in silence. The rapper responded with a new track.

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Superpowers are real. Sure, these people aren’t going to save the day with these skills, but they’re still pretty impressive.

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Feel like you’re losing your mind? Did you do one of these things? I can personally attest that #10 really does make you lose it.

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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler
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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler. The Commuter is the latest of a long line of films in which the action star ruins transportation for everyone.

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Snow Rollers: Nature’s Winter Treat. Snow can naturally form into wheels, carpet rolls, or big boulders.

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A Former Gang Member Explains How Easy It Is to Join a Gang. It offers a sense of belonging when you don't get that at home.

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Hollywood Movies Renamed for Japanese Audiences. Some are funny, and some are better than the English title.

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Ladykillers: Murder Ballads and the Country Women Who Sang Them. The underappreciated who sang about the unacceptable eventually became hidden treasures.

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13 Quick and Easy Breakfasts to Jumpstart Your Winter Mornings. Something new will make the whole day go easier.

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11 Ways Advertisers Make Food Look Delicious. It's much more difficult than you might think.

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How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler?
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How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler? With the addition of lightsabers!

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The Mysterious Origins of the First Scandinavians. The tools they left behind suggested that migration may have come from two directions.

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When Quackery on the Radio Was a Public Health Crisis. From magic bracelets to goat gonad transplants, medical marketers got rich.

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Found: The Real Bullitt Mustang That Steve McQueen Tried (and Failed) to Buy. The '69 sports car had been in private hands since after the movie wrapped.

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When Did People Start Making Bread? A short history of the staple that feeds the world.

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How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations. First off, pretend you're a man.

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The Skillet. Susannah Nesmith beautifully chronicles the legacy of her great-great-grandmother's iron cookware.

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12 Cultured Facts About the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Knowing these will enhance your visit, whenever that happens.

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