The Doctor's Regenerations

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A History of Doctor Who's Weird, Wonderful, and Very Awkward Doctor Replacements. It will happen once again this Christmas.

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The Mischievous ‘Ghost Hoaxers’ of 19th-Century Australia. The fad was often just for fun, but was sometimes a cover for criminal activity.

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The Deadliest Natural Disaster in U.S. History. The 1900 hurricane left over 6,000 dead in Galveston.

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Lost Boy, The Peter Pan Prequel That Tells Captain Hook's Side of the Story. According to this book, the pirate was once a lot like Peter.

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The winners have been crowned in the annual Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest, held by the English Department of San Jose State University. The contest seeks to find the very worst opening sentence for a novel, although the novel itself doesn't exist.

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The facts behind the first human embryo to be edited by CRISPR. A mutant gene that leads to heart disease was successfully removed.

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America's Giant Fighting Robot Is Finally Here. Two years after the initial challenge, MegaBots Inc. unveiled the robot that will fight Japan's champion robot.

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12 Seductive Facts About The Graduate. The 1967 film ushered in a new era in Hollywood.

Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks

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Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks. Imagine Glacier National Park without a glacier.

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The Chimp Who Believed She Was Human. After being raised in a human home, it took years for Lucy to learn to be an ape again.

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The Mathematical Madness of Möbius Strips and Other One-Sided Objects. A look at the history of the mind-bending field of topology

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These 1930s Housewives Were the Godmothers of Radical Consumer Activism. They protested rising food prices with the Hamtramck Meat Strike.

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Disneyland’s Fantasyland Recreated in Incredible Detail in a Basement. A railroad engineer hand-crafted his own theme park over ten years.

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The Princess Who Worked at Macy’s. The Queen of Romania also built furniture, raised poultry, and enjoyed off-roading.

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America is on the Verge of a Nursing Crisis. Our nursing schools don't have the capacity to supply our current needs, much less our future needs.

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15 Amazing Animal Reunions. It's good to know that pets lost for years might find their way home.

Why Can We Hear Others' Footsteps, But Not Our Own?

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Why Can We Hear Others' Footsteps, But Not Our Own? Brain experiments shed light on our personal filters.

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Stilt Fishing in Sri Lanka. Homemade stilts driven into the sand make for a grueling yet productive haul.

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11 Horror Movies it's Safe to Watch With Your Kids. They don't cross the line from scary to traumatizing, but you'll still want to check the details.

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Tracing the Mysterious “Turks” of South Carolina Back to the Revolutionary War. Hundreds of descendants of Joseph Benenhaley still live in Sumter County.

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The Dad-Joke Doctrine. Clean and simple jokes are embarrassing, comforting, and they bond generations together.

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A Dog With Cancer Got a New, 3D-Printed Titanium Skull. Patches is a pioneer for what might some day be available for human patients.

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The Wardrobe Team at Saturday Night Live Works With No Margin for Error. Costume changes have been done in as little as 10 seconds.

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The 19th Century Manual That Claimed the Color Blue Could Cure All Ills. Augustus J. Pleasanton was responsible for the "blue glass craze."

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