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Drought Continues to Plague the Southeast

Dennis Mersereau

The drought grows worse with each passing day, straining local water resources and stressing nature to its breaking point.

10 Sailor-Related Terms That Were Lost at Sea

Mark Peters

Here’s a sampling of terms that went overboard. Be their lexical lifeboat.

Amazon is Running Deals for Your Favorite LEGO Maniac

Smart Shopping Team

Pop culture LEGO sets are a bargain during Cyber Week.

What Flavor Is Juicy Fruit Gum?

Stacy Conradt

Here's what we do know: It's delicious—for about 20 seconds.

We're So Close to Eradicating Guinea Worm Disease—But There's Been a Setback

Tara Smith

Thirty years ago, there were 3.5 million Guinea worm infections per year. In 2016, there have been 19.

The Only Footage of Mark Twain in Existence

Lucas Reilly

Thomas Edison once said, “An average American loves his family. If he has any love left over for some other person, he generally selects Mark Twain."

Our Early Human Ancestor ‘Lucy’ Spent Plenty of Time in the Trees

Kate Horowitz

Researchers say her 3.2-million-year-old remains include heavily built arms and weaker legs like those of tree-dwelling chimpanzees.

15 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Auto Mechanics

Jake Rossen

They're pretty tired of you wiping boogers on the car seat.

Watch a Man Steal $1.6 Million Worth of Gold in the Middle of Manhattan

The Week

Police are searching for a man who swiped an 86-pound bucket of gold flakes—and then made a very, very slow escape.

You Can Now Buy 'Twin Peaks' LEGO Minifigures

Shaunacy Ferro

Grab your "Double Mountain Murder Mystery Town" minifigures now.

Sip Smarter with This Bargain $12 Stainless Steel Tumbler

Smart Shopping Team

You don't have to shell out for a Yeti to enjoy a drink on the go.

Humans in Costumes Use Wildlife Camera to Prank Kansas Police

Kirstin Fawcett

"Animal Planet" has nothing on these mischievous scamps.

Miami Is Opening America’s First Burger Museum

Shaunacy Ferro

It’s a 1500-square-foot ode to the history and culture of the humble hamburger.

Cyber Monday Week Deals Keep Coming from Amazon

Smart Shopping Team

The bargains show no signs of slowing down.

Washington State Is Giving Away an 86-Year-Old Bridge

Michele Debczak

The only catch? You have to move it on your own dime.

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