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Sedna, the Weird Almost-Planet

NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt (SSC-Caltech) via Wikimedia Commons // Public Domain 
NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt (SSC-Caltech) via Wikimedia Commons // Public Domain 

The Mystery of Sedna: The Solar System's Icy Oddball World. It could one of many orbiting bodies out past Pluto.
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An Automaton of Marie Antoinette, The Dulcimer Player. The exquisite 1784 machine is still making beautiful music.
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Why You Should Get Your Eyes Checked … Now. People put off eye exams because they often aren't covered by insurance.
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How Model Trains Transformed From Cutting-Edge to Quaint. Railroads don't excite people as much as they used to.
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Tet, The Vietnamese New Year. See what it looks like to celebrate in Saigon.
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Meet The Two Guys Who Snuck Into The Super Bowl. Without an advance plan, they passed through three layers of ticket-checking.
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In Cherokee Nation, the opioid crisis is tearing families apart. Drug-related deaths among Native Americans is double the rate of the U.S. as a whole.
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The Origin Story of the Ballpoint Pen. No more smudged ink and ruined clothing!   

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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