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Scientists are working on a potential new weapon against the flu that isn't a vaccine.
This money is almost too pretty to spend.
There's goes another childhood dream.
The oddest news stories of the past week.
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The Golden State welcomes some very special new residents.
A researcher threw the note into the North Sea in the early 1900s—and a family vacationing in Germany just found it.
Matt Gaffney writes a weekly crossword for mental_floss.
The Tennessee chain where you buy burgers by the sackful has had a devoted following since the '30s.
From our friends at Atlas Obscura.