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Why C-3PO Has a Red Arm

Disney/Lucasfilm
Disney/Lucasfilm

Why C-3PO Has One Red Arm. All is revealed in a new Marvel comic book, summarized on the internet.
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Explore Westeros and Essos with this incredible 360-degree Game of Thrones map. “Travel virtually—because it’s a lot safer than actually traveling to Westeros.”
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When nerds fall in love, LEGO is the best way to tell the story. So animator Kevin Ulrich made a stop-motion video to tell how he feels about Celina Frenn.
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A Night at the Opera: the Marx Brothers Masterpiece. The story behind the film, plus a video of that one scene that everyone remembers.  
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1,200 human mattress dominoes set a Guinness World Record. It was a lot of fun, and the mattresses will now go to charities and shelters.
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Shaq's Letter To Kobe Full Of Retirement Advice. From now on, it’s prank calls and reality TV.
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The devastating California drought just entered its 5th year — here's what it looked like at its worst. Those boat ramps are nowhere near the lakes anymore.
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How to Swear Like an Old Prospector. Impress your friends and baffle your adversaries!

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How Jupiter May Have Gifted Early Earth With Water
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How Jupiter May Have Gifted Early Earth With Water. Young gas giants throw debris toward inward planets, including hydrogen-rich materials.

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Brazil's Geography Problem. It's a big country with lots of people, so why isn't it a world power?

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The Science of Hearing. Our ability to detect and interpret sounds is due to an amazing and complicated biological system.

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Lucasfilm Might be Putting Future Star Wars Spinoffs on Hold. Solo's disappointing box office was a surprise glitch in the moneymaking machine.

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Why Women Say Nothing Is Wrong When Something Is Clearly Wrong. She has plenty of reasons not to share it with you right now.

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How to Decorate Like a Viking. Archaeologists have built a palette of the paint colors used on Viking homes and buildings.

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The Breastfeeding Zealots of the Neonatal Ward. Maternal lactation is pushed to the point of shaming mothers with hungry babies.

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9 Amazing Tiki Bars. A visit will cool you off even on the hottest day.

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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain
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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain. Check out 25 subtle tricks that make you spend more.

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Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border. A list of resources and organizations that need your skills, time, or money.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice. While the days will only get shorter from here, temperatures will still go up.

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The Forgotten Chefs Who Made Chili Con Carne a Tex-Mex Standard. Women running their own businesses gave us an entirely new cuisine.

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You Would Never Expect Killer Whales to Appear Here. Arctic Ocean prey that once fed polar bears is fair game for orcas.

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Brooklyn's Defunct Domino Sugar Plant Opens as Domino Park. Pictures show how an old factory can become a community park and still retain its history.

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First Impressions. Tom Comitta took the first sentence from 268 New Yorker short stories, sorted them, and combined them into one surprisingly cohesive tale.

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The Original Locations of 15 Famous Chain Stores. There might be one near you!

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