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The Human Towers of Catalonia

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Behold the Human Towers of Catalonia. The traditional competition of castelling is not for anyone with a fear of heights, or a fear of being stepped on.
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Everything you need to know about the new Beauty and the Beast live-action remake. Emma Watson has changed Belle considerably.   
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The American Military Made Condoms Really Popular During World War II. Sexually transmitted diseases could weaken a unit's fighting power.  
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17 Acts Of Kindness By Total Strangers That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity. When you're good to someone, the story may inspire people years later.
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More Bad News for Honey as U.S. Seeks to Get Handle on Glyphosate Residues in Food. Glyphosate is the main ingredient in Roundup herbicide.  
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Eddie Redmayne Elaborates On His Bad, Roundabout Audition for the Villain Kylo Ren. But Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them might make up for not being in Star Wars.
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No, Really — Who Gets Control of the Armrest? Whoever decided planes should have a shared armrest was a cruel, cruel person.
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12 Funny and Delicious Venn Diagrams. So you can mind the overlap.

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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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