Average IQ scores have been rising for 100 years. Is this because smart people are getting smarter, or are we helping low scorers improve?
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A mariachi band plays music for a beluga whale at Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut. The whale seemed to appreciate the music as much as the wedding party they were hired to serenade.
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Meet Karakuri Ningy?, Japan's First Robot. The mechanical puppets of the 17th century started the country on the road to Asimo and the uncanny valley.
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6 'Insane' Details from The Real World Cast Members Contracts. MTV even reserves the right to the "fictionalization and "dramatization" of a participant's life story -how real is that?
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What Home Looked Like For Seven Million Years. Many traits that make us human came about when we left the jungles and settled in the open grasslands.
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This puppy may be tiny, but he's not about to let a flock of ducks steal his kibble!
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Lt. Commander Nathaniel Minter Dial's Annapolis class ring was found in Korea in 1962. The story of how it got there, and how it finally went home, is a story you can't stop reading. (via Metafilter)
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6 Crazy Things About the Metric System. Because even Americans should learn something about it.