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The Amazing Balancing Dog

Jack has an incredible talent for balancing things on his head. He didn't tell us why he does it, because he's a dog.
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The US Army has a series of safety videos featuring a Dark Knight in camo called Bagram Batman. As a cheesy mascot, he's one step up from Private Snafu.
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Watch 30 Canadian Skiers Do a Simultaneous Backflip. They all held hands and no one broke any important bones.
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The 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was worse than we were led to believe. And we thought back then that it was horrible.
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Drawing Disney Princesses as sloths seems to be about the silliest idea in a long long time. So go take a look -you know you want to.
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Runners Robert Watling and Kelli Johnston got engaged at the Chicago marathon and planned a wedding right after the Boston marathon. The ceremony went on despite the bombing, in comfortable sweatsuits and red running shoes.
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9 extremely outdated etiquette tips from the 1950s.  To make it easy on yourself, never eat corn on the cob or talk to the pope.
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6 TV characters who returned from the dead. A little cognitive dissonance is worth it to bring back a character people really want to see.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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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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