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The Soviet Dead Hand Weapon System

Russia Once Built a Doomsday Device Nicknamed Dead Hand. Both the US and the Soviets made sure a war could continue even after we were obliterated.
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23 No-Bake Desserts You Absolutely Have To Eat This Summer. Because it’s too darn hot to turn the oven on!
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10 Must-See Movies at the 2016 New York Asian Film Festival. Drama, comedy, action, and horror, both old and new.
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Ancient Cities Discovered Beneath Jungle Surrounding Angkor Wat Temples. The buried foundations suggest the 12th century Khmer Empire was bigger and richer than we ever knew.
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We asked men how they learned about sexual consent. For many, it was too late or not at all.  
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Batman Returns: The Evolution of the Bleakest Superhero Movie Ever. Trying to do something different with a sequel was a bad idea.
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The most under-loved planet in our solar system. Venus is so close; why haven’t we explored it more?
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If You Fell Into a Volcano, How Would You Die? Probably not in a dignified manner.

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5 Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors
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Five Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors. Our genes are largely the result of travel and intermingling.

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The Top 10 National Parks You've Probably Never Heard Of. One of them may be closer to you than you thought.

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The Well-Dressed Suffragist. If you're going to protest, you'll need to buy a charming new hat.

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The Presidential Portrait That Was the “Ugliest Thing” LBJ Ever Saw. (The artist did not take that comment kindly.)

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In the game Robot Mind Meld, the object is to come up with the same word as a robot in as few steps as possible. Keep in mind that the robot is not as intuitive as you are.

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The Father Of Artistic Figure Skating. It was all about making a perfect figure 8 on the ice until Jackson Haines came along.

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Amazon's Big Gamble on Grocery Delivery. What impact could a giant competitor have on existing businesses?

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President John Tyler's Grandsons Are Still Alive. Tyler took office in 1841, and eventually had 15 children.

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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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