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14 Animals Demonstrating Why A Mother's Love Is So Special. In a way that will make you go all verklempt.
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TIME magazine calls millennials "The Me Me Me Generation" on its latest cover. The internet was quick to react.
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Photographer Mark Laita's series "Created Equal" puts seemingly opposite people side-by-side in portraits. When you look closely, they have common elements that make them appear eerily similar.
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The most endangered ecosystems on earth, as defined by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
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Bennett Foddy, who invented the maddening QWOP, has a new game to drive us nuts. In Speed Chess, 16 people play at once with no strategy beyond moving your own piece.
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Check out 40 pictures of delectable food photography. Are you hungry yet?
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The other side of summer: A preview of the season’s non-blockbuster movies. Once you've seen the superhero action films, there's plenty more to enjoy.
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Fox is planning to fire all four American Idol judges. They may have trouble finding anyone who wants to replace them.
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The Ultimate Gift: Saving Mom's Life. These folks went above and beyond to make every day Mother's Day.

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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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