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Hunting Down the Boston Marathon Suspects

A lot happened overnight. Here's how the Boston Marathon suspects were hunted down. Suspect #1 was killed, while Suspect #2 remains on the loose.
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The man arrested for allegedly sending ricin to Washington is Paul Kevin Curtis of Tupelo, Mississippi. He's an Elvis impersonator, conspiracy theorist, and all-around strange guy.
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The 17 Most Legendary Na Na Nas In History. #18: Wilson Pickett's "Land of 1,000 Dances."
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Considering that Game of Thrones is shot on location in Northern Ireland, Morocco, and Malta, you might think they're going for intense realism. If that's the case, this showcase of the show's visual effects will completely burst your bubble.
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The world has gone completely bonkers. Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang will be made into a 3D movie in 2015.
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Which are cuter: meerkats or sloths? Or is this competition just an excuse to look at adorable photos of each?
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Casey Grim and Adam McLaughlin made their engagement photo shoot into a hilarious parody of engagement photo shoots. She's doing all the sexy, arty poses you've seen so many times, and so does he.
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Since lions and tigers chase laser lights and get high on catnip, it's not so surprising to learn that big cats love cardboard boxes, too. But it's still fun to watch.

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World War II's Greatest Urban Legend
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An Invisible Warship is at the Center of WWII’s Greatest Urban Legend. Secret experiments, magnetic fields, and conspiracy theories led people to believe the USS Eldridge achieved teleportation.

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The Next Big Discovery in Astronomy Has Already Been Found. We Just Don't Know It Yet. Many important breakthroughs come from interpreting old data.

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Richard Wilkinson is producing a series of insect illustrations based on Star Wars characters called Arthropoda Iconicus. Star Wars fans will recognize who inspired each of these insects, but non-Star Wars fans will be forgiven if they take them as real species.

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The Curse of an Open Floor Plan. Do the benefits of a great room outweigh the disadvantages?

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Don't Pay for a Spell to Remove the Impediment. Especially if the impediment is you!

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The Army’s First Black Nurses Were Relegated to Caring for Nazi Prisoners of War. The military didn't want them, even during a nurse shortage.

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Rise of the Ticks. Insect-borne diseases have more than tripled in the past few years due to climate change.

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The Birthplaces of 9 Classic Salads. Read them all, and then select one to enjoy today.

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The History of Monopoly
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Elizabeth Magie and the History of the Board Game Monopoly. What it became was a far cry from her original intention.

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How North American Bison Ended Up in the Swiss Alps. Several Alpine herds are all descended from one farmer's crazy idea.

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South Georgia Island Is Officially Free of Its Bird-Killing Rodents. The invasive species wrecked the balance of nature for 250 years.

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Listen to These Auditory Illusions When You’re Bored With Laurel and Yanny. Learn about five ways your brain affects what you hear.

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Everybody Once Thought Stegosauruses Could Actually Fly. Early fossil finds led one paleontologist into wild speculation about the dinosaur.

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The Truth About the First Academy Awards and the Dog Rin Tin Tin. He was a good boy, but not an Oscar winner.

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Las Vegas is everything right—and wrong—with sports right now. Stadiums built with tax money rarely benefit the taxpayers.

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15 Life Hacks to Make Doing the Dishes a Breeze. Make them a habit to save yourself time and trouble.

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