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The Axe Cop show will debut July 27th, and it looks to be pretty good. How funny will it be when a concept from a five-year-old beats out the professional network brainstormers?
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21 Reasons Why Kali Is The World's Cutest Orphaned Baby Polar Bear. All you have to do is look at him to know it.  
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Which Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce Employee Are You at the Office? Knowing where you fit in will get you ready for the premiere of Mad Men this Sunday.
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What does the label "organic" on your food really mean? Often it means that you feel better about eating it.
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A college student went to a clinic over chest congestion and got a full pelvic exam and tests for pregnancy and STIs. Is this defensive medicine or just plain slut-shaming?
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Publisher's Weekly has named Square Books in Oxford, Mississippi, as the Bookstore of the Year. I bet they have a cat.
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11 historical firsts on Mount Everest. More people are breaking barriers and setting records, but the climb is just as difficult as it always was.
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Fun with Venn and Euler Diagrams. And a refresher course on the difference between them.

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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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What If Earth Rotated in the Other Direction?
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Reversing Earth’s Spin Moves Deserts, Reshapes Ocean Currents. Everything would be different if our planet rotated in the other direction.

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NFL Player Wade Davis Talks Masculinity and Pro Sports. "We must create the conditions for all individuals to feel comfortable taking the risk to be themselves."

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This Old Soviet Airport Car Was Probably The Biggest Sedan In The World. It was equipped for two drivers, one to go forward and the other in reverse.

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The Race to Save the World's Disappearing Languages. In the last 60 years, 230 human languages went extinct.

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The Netflix documentary Mercury 13 tells of the women who passed NASA's astronaut screening in 1961. Only their gender kept them earthbound and out of history books.

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The Desert Architecture School Where Students Build Their Own Sleeping Quarters. The School of Architecture at Taliesin (SOAT) takes experimental living spaces seriously.

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I Gave Birth and I Didn't Even Get a Good Story Out of it. A normal birth is miraculous and transformative, but it's too common for anyone outside the family to listen to.

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10 Ridiculously Precise Units of Measurement. They make sense once you know the stories behind them.

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