Hollywood, Astronomy, and the Alien Question. Both science and fiction view possible alien encounters through a lens of politics and global mood.  
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Rio’s Olympic Village Is Apparently One Big Hot Mess. Well, they’ve got a few days to work out the bugs.  
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10 Things Doctors Have Reconsidered This Century. When new facts come in, we benefit from open minds.
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9 Simple Ways To Reduce Waste In Your Home. Not only does every little bit help, but we’re helping to make it cool to be green.
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The Best Haunted Mansion Fan Art. This will bring back memories of your last Disney World vacation.
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Leslie Jones has the perfect metaphor to explain Twitter abuse. It took a celebrity to get the social network to pay attention to hateful trolls.   
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The outrageous rip-off of taxpayer-funded stadiums. You’d think a profitable team could pay for their own home.
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The Coldest Places on Earth. Reading about them may help you cool off a bit.