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NASA and Hollywood

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The NASA-Hollywood Bromance. A collaboration that makes movies more realistic -and more exciting.  
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Why Georges Lemaître Should Be as Famous as Einstein. His ideas about the universe are well-known, but he isn't.
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Car Stolen Twice; Owner Tracks It. This  story contains so many astonishing things about our modern world that it's hard to know where to start.
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He Swapped Email Signatures With a Female Co-Worker, and Learned a Valuable Lesson. There's nothing like walking a mile in another's moccasins.
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Sergey Zimov and his son Nikita founded Pleistocene Park in 1996, and since then have stocked it with bison, musk oxen, wild horses, and other grass-eating beasts. But to move the ecosystem back to the Ice Age, they need the tree-trampling talents of wooly mammoths.
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Two Irish Villages Claim the Skeleton of Napoleon's Horse. But did the stallion ever exist at all?
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10 good films about complicated women over 40. When life gets complicated, women get interesting.
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8 Important Moments in Pizza & Technology. These milestones show that pizza is made for the modern world.

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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