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Hockey Loving Zoos Make a Bet

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The Dallas Zoo and the St. Louis Zoo made a friendly wager over the NHL playoffs. It ended with the vice president of the Dallas Zoo shoveling elephant poop in a St. Louis Blues uniform.

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From the Archives: Early Trains Were Thought to Make Women’s Uteruses Fly Out

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There’s a crack in a window of the International Space Station, but NASA isn't concerned.

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Saturday Night Live has been around for more than four decades and the credit sequence graphics have become one of the most recognizable parts of the show. The AV Club charts its entire history.

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Happy Friday the 13th! Here is why today freaks people out.

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Listen Up: This episode of the Stuff You Should Know podcast explores when people have been forced to commit cannibalism in order to survive.

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Why exactly do people yell “GERONIMO!” when jumping off things?

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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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