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Conspiracy Theories

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Fabio Macor via Flickr // CC BY-SA 2.0

11 Super Creepy Modern Conspiracies That’ll Make You Believe. Unless you do some further investigation, then you won’t believe.
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The Big Sleep: Proof That Plot Doesn’t Matter. We could never figure out what was going on, but we loved watching Bogie and Bacall.
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Extinct Marsupial Lions Killed Prey in a Really Weird Way. Thylacoleo carnifex must have been terrifying to prehistoric Australians.
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Why You Should Never Be Afraid To Eat Bruised Fruit. With bonus recipes for using that fruit.  
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Late-Night TV Shows You Might Have Missed. Night owls have always been a test audience for experimental television.
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Women are literally expected to do all the chores, depressing study finds. This belief holds true for full-time working women, even if she’s making more money than her husband.  
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Does the commissioner of baseball understand baseball? His proposed changes to speed up games will change the nature of America’s pastime.
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The Art of Hay Sculpture. You can make some bug stuff -and funny stuff- with bales of hay.

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The History of Monopoly
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Elizabeth Magie and the History of the Board Game Monopoly. What it became was a far cry from her original intention.

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How North American Bison Ended Up in the Swiss Alps. Several Alpine herds are all descended from one farmer's crazy idea.

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South Georgia Island Is Officially Free of Its Bird-Killing Rodents. The invasive species wrecked the balance of nature for 250 years.

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Listen to These Auditory Illusions When You’re Bored With Laurel and Yanny. Learn about five ways your brain affects what you hear.

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Everybody Once Thought Stegosauruses Could Actually Fly. Early fossil finds led one paleontologist into wild speculation about the dinosaur.

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The Truth About the First Academy Awards and the Dog Rin Tin Tin. He was a good boy, but not an Oscar winner.

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Las Vegas is everything right—and wrong—with sports right now. Stadiums built with tax money rarely benefit the taxpayers.

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15 Life Hacks to Make Doing the Dishes a Breeze. Make them a habit to save yourself time and trouble.

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Queen Will, Queen Will Rock You in the Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer
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Alex Bailey, 20th Century Fox

Queen Will, Queen Will Rock You in the Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer. Starring Rami Malik as Freddie Mercury, the film covers the rise of Queen from 1970 to 1985.

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These Photos Show How Much Public Transportation Has Changed In America. Imagine traveling on a turnpike in a horse and buggy.

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The Jaguar Is Made for the Age of Humans. An encounter in the wilderness of Peru’s Candamo Valley highlights the uniqueness of the Western Hemisphere's biggest cat. 

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The Truth Behind Jeff Goldblum’s Iconic Jurassic Park Shirtless Scene Finally Emerges. It wasn't in the original script.

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A New Study Brings Us Closer to Understanding if Jupiter's Moon Europa Could Host Alien Life. Data from the Galileo mission two decades ago indicates water on the surface.

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How to Make Perfect Fried Rice. Although it is "perfect," commenters suggest variations for different tastes anyway.

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I Love Department Stores. They make shopping a unique and pleasant experience.

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12 Habits That Are Costing You Money. Changing the little things can add up over time.

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