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The Voyage of Voyager 1

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Thirty-five years after its launch, Voyager 1 is moving out of the solar system, and still transmitting data using technology from 1977. They just don't build things the way they used to.
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What Would Life Be Like In A World Without The Internet? Slower, friendlier, more personal …but it wouldn't automatically make you a better person.
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A rare Angolan colobus monkey was born at the Brookfield Zoo near Chicago. See pictures of this strange and adorable infant, and its even stranger-looking mother.
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Lululemon recalled a batch of yoga pants because you can see through them. Yoga instructors are confused, as yoga pants have always been see-through.
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Do We Need to Identify With a Protagonist to Enjoy a Novel? Maybe, but we don't have to like them.  
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29 Awesome Ways To Tell Everyone You're Pregnant. These announcements give a smile even to people who don't know the parents.  
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Fascinating Photos of Great Musicians’ Earliest Musical Endeavors. They look so young, because they were!
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See a view of Manhattan that you're not likely to ever see in real life. Photographer Patrick Cashin documented the construction of new tunnels dug for the East Side Access project, deep below the city streets.

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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