You've heard moderate drinking is good for your health. Now evidence shows that heavy drinkers also outlive teetotalers.
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Chemistry Lab Horror Stories. Read these and never be caught without your goggles again!
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A set of high-resolution photographs of the people of World War II. These were our parents and grandparents, or folks just like them.
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6 Famous Unsolved Mysteries (That Have Totally Been Solved). Because the common, logical, and accepted explanation doesn't make nearly as good a story. Text NSFW.
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Scalpels and skulls point to Bronze Age brain surgery. The very idea conjures up an image of bravery and desperation we can barely imagine. (via Boing Boing)
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This dog earns her kibble many times over. After all, how well do you dance the merengue?
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Only the Creepiest Photos Ever Taken. Having a portrait made after death may give you the willies, but in Victorian times, it was often the only photographic record the person left behind.