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Auction House to Sell Angry Bonnie & Clyde Letter

Kirstin Fawcett

The note was written to Raymond Hamilton, a former member of their gang.

The Kind-hearted Chaos of NYC’s Only Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

Kate Horowitz

The Wild Bird Fund cares for thousands of avian patients every year.

Oxford Dictionaries Wants to Know the Worst Word in the English Language

Shaunacy Ferro

Is it moist? It’s probably moist.

Visit This Ghost Town on a Southwestern Utah Road Trip

Stephanie Vermillion

While Silver Reef is all ruins, no riches today, its crumbling rock walls hold an interesting history for visitors who take the time to stop by.

Chicago’s Midway Airport Now Has a Bathroom Just for Pets

Shaunacy Ferro

Airports are now required to have pet relief areas, making doggie pit stops a more common sight in terminals.

10 Fun Facts About 'Beerfest'

Sean Hutchinson

Here’s everything you need to know about the movie that taught us drinking beer isn’t just something you do with friends—it’s something you dominate.

Study Links Black and White Instagram Photos to Depression

Michele Debczak

Your filter choice reveals a lot about you.

UK Workers Eat Nearly 800 Extra Calories a Week on Their Commute

Kirstin Fawcett

Blame stress eating and unhealthy food choices at train stations and buses.

When Australia Went To War With Its Emus

Paul Anthony Jones

In the summer of 1932, a mass migration of 20,000 emus began moving west from the birds’ breeding grounds and toward the coast, threatening countless farmers’ livelihoods.

Report Finds Microsoft Excel Causes Errors in 20 Percent of Genomics Studies

Shaunacy Ferro

Some gene names look a lot like dates to Microsoft Excel.

8 Animals That Get Their Color From Food

Rosemary Mosco

Some critters get their hues from their diet.

Astronomers Discover Milky Way–Sized Galaxy That's 99.99% Dark Matter

Dan Falk

A mere 100th of 1 percent of the galaxy Dragonfly 44 is made up of ordinary matter.

How the 'Mona Lisa' Escaped Destruction During World War II

Livius Drusus

The rescue required a dedicated team, some crafty moves, and an ambulance with a stretcher.

Divorce Filings Peak in August and March

Michele Debczak

The end of the holidays is a rough time for marriages.

Can Washing Machines Really Eat Socks?

Jake Rossen

Your orphaned socks are victims of technology and your own deeply rooted psychological issues.

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