From the Department of "Did You Know?" Hummingbirds sing with their tails.
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The Smithsonian tells the story of the Viking Saga, complete with maps! and flash! and interactive material oh my!
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Check it out: "'Presidentiality' is a new weekly web series with PBS Need to Know correspondent Win Rosenfeld that dissects what the candidates are saying, doing and promising on the campaign trail. Each week, 'Presidentiality' will deconstruct their rhetoric through the lenses of historical precedent, economic theory and science. Look for a new installment every Tuesday."
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Never out of style: take a gander at these stunning finalists from last year's National Geographic Photo Contest.
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Hey you goofs, add a little vamp and pizzazz to your common parlance by gazumping some of this Great Depression Slang. It'll be a hoot!
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Cat Tales: The strange journey of Willow, who came from Colorado to make a life in New York City (only to be unceremoniously returned there 5 years later!)
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Up in the sky! It's a bird, it's a plane, it's … super clouds! Actually they're call roll clouds, and here are 9 ominous images of them.
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From the department of "why does this exist?" - a virtual stapler. Um, have a good time with that?
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