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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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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler
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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler. The Commuter is the latest of a long line of films in which the action star ruins transportation for everyone.

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Snow Rollers: Nature’s Winter Treat. Snow can naturally form into wheels, carpet rolls, or big boulders.

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A Former Gang Member Explains How Easy It Is to Join a Gang. It offers a sense of belonging when you don't get that at home.

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Hollywood Movies Renamed for Japanese Audiences. Some are funny, and some are better than the English title.

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Ladykillers: Murder Ballads and the Country Women Who Sang Them. The underappreciated who sang about the unacceptable eventually became hidden treasures.

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13 Quick and Easy Breakfasts to Jumpstart Your Winter Mornings. Something new will make the whole day go easier.

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11 Ways Advertisers Make Food Look Delicious. It's much more difficult than you might think.

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How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler?
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How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler? With the addition of lightsabers!

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The Mysterious Origins of the First Scandinavians. The tools they left behind suggested that migration may have come from two directions.

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When Quackery on the Radio Was a Public Health Crisis. From magic bracelets to goat gonad transplants, medical marketers got rich.

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Found: The Real Bullitt Mustang That Steve McQueen Tried (and Failed) to Buy. The '69 sports car had been in private hands since after the movie wrapped.

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When Did People Start Making Bread? A short history of the staple that feeds the world.

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How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations. First off, pretend you're a man.

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The Skillet. Susannah Nesmith beautifully chronicles the legacy of her great-great-grandmother's iron cookware.

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12 Cultured Facts About the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Knowing these will enhance your visit, whenever that happens.

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