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A detailed history of your favorite childhood dolls and books.
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A new study finds cats do not view their owners as their prime source of safety and security.
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Oklahummus! Alahama! New Pork!
A new study says that kids with a specific gene variant who read at least an hour a day are five times more likely to develop myopia.
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