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Oscar Predictions

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Oscar 2016 predictions: A definitive guide. Bookmark this and check back on Sunday night.
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The 10 Oldest Known Diseases. We’re still finding them in archeological digs.
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How Two “Slavery With a Smile” Controversies Are Changing the Conversation About Diverse Children’s Books. You just can’t make slavery into a birthday party.  
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The Director and Star of The Witch Talk about Puritan Horror. For them, demonic happenings were perfectly believable.
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This Hedgehog Is So Fat He Can’t Even Roll Up Into A Ball Any More. They named him Jabba.
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Argentina airlifted a pregnant women to its Esperanzo Base on the Arctic Peninsula in 1978 so she could give birth to the first baby born in Antarctica. That still doesn’t mean they own the continent.
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You've Never Seen The Milky Way Look Quite Like This. European Southern Observatory (ESO) presents new images taken with its APEX telescope in Chile.
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Orchids: Masters of Plant Pareidolia. It’s easy to think they’re all doing it on purpose.

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How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler?
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20th Century Fox

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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Son of Frankenstein: Hitting the Horror Trifecta
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Universal Pictures

Son of Frankenstein: Hitting the Horror Trifecta. A perfect ending to the first great movie trilogy.

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It Wasn't Easy Being Green for These Mysterious Children in 12th-Century England. The village of Woolpit has never been the same since.

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The Strange History of One of the Internet's First Viral Videos. If you had an email address in the late 1990s, you probably received a video file titled “badday.mpg” at least once.

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The Contentious Burial of Bo-Bo, the Blenheim Spaniel of Civil War Hero General Daniel E. Sickles. His relatives didn't want the beloved dog interred in the family plot.

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Here's Why Your Body Stores More Fat in Certain Places. Hormones do it, but in an insanely complicated manner.

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Butterfly Breeder Romy McCloskey Saw One Emerge from its Chrysalis with a Torn Wing. So she got her tools together and performed a wing transplant.

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How to Get Your Procrastination Under Control. It's a matter of valuing the things you need to do.

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19 Times That Actors Have Been Injured On Set. Some of the scenes were then included in the finished film.

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