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The 11 Funniest Fish on the Web. Each photograph is just begging for a caption.
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On March 10, the first annual Symmys will be awarded for the best palindromes of 2012. Ten finalists in each of four categories are competing under the eye of linguists, palindromists, and celebrity judges like Weird Al Yankovic.
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Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday in the United States. As always, some people are against the whole idea of changing clocks. 
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The death of the American pun. It’s been replaced by hideous portmanteaus such as chillax, mansplaining, and bridezilla.
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The Year’s 21 Television Pilots Most Likely To Get A Greenlight. Familiar names seem more important than the concepts at this stage.
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The Sesame Street YouTube channel has reached their goal of a billion views. To celebrate the occasion, here's a new video featuring The Count.
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David Cameron’s Ambitious Plan To End Female Genital Mutilation. The British Prime Minister is set to announce a £35 million initiative to fight the practice globally. 
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The Horror Of A Female Driven Society (according to Silver Age comics). How awful that they start acting like men!
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How the wrong definition of 'literally' snuck into the dictionary. Etymologists have apparently thrown in the towel (but not literally) to the common modern usage.  

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The Duckmaster Rules the Roost at the Peabody Hotel
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Peter Burka, Flickr // CC BY-SA 2.0

The Duckmaster Rules the Roost at the Peabody Hotel. The ducks have been the stars of the show for 85 years.

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Remembering One of the Most Violent Days in the History of the U.S. Senate. A passionate but insulting speech brought out a congressman's wrath—and his cane.

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Investigating One of the Oldest Private Detective Agencies in Paris. The Duluc Détective is still in business after 105 years.

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Why Does Harrison Ford Love Indy And Hate Han? He's been willing to play older versions of both characters anyway, plus Rick Deckard.

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Pterodactyls Probably Didn’t Fly Like We Think They Did. A new study theorizes they resembled birds more than bats in flight.

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Rollin' on the River: Pittsburgh Shanty Boat Life. Thousands who couldn't afford land or rent lived in homemade barge houses.

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How Succulents Took Over Instagram—and Then the World. They make a perfect garden for the Millennial lifestyle.

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Resilience Isn't Innate. Here's How We Can Cultivate It.

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An ‘Outtake’ Video of the Royal Wedding
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BEN STANSALL, AFP/Getty Images

This ‘Outtake’ Video of the Royal Wedding is So Dumb—But So Very Enjoyable. As if it were like everyone else's wedding.

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A Lonely Avocado Searches for His Other Half in The Pits. This sweet short film, written by David Bizzaro, has been selected for more than 30 film festivals so far.

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We’ll First Find Aliens on Eyeball Planets. These are exoplanets that are tidally locked to their star, and carry a thin habitable zone in a ring shape.

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Vulture Ranks Every Star Wars Movie. Ten mini-reviews to justify the rankings include Solo without giving away too much.

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Han Solo was Almost in Revenge of the Sith. His part would have been too silly to believe.

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Deep in the Honduran Rain Forest, an Ecological SWAT Team Explores a Lost World. The diverse biology is a bigger treasure than the lost city that lured explorers there in the first place.

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Roxy, the Long Island Railroad Dog. He knew every train and its schedule, and how to get where he wanted to go.

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The Great Fertility Reversion. America's plummeting birth rate might not be as dire as it seems.

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