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The North Pole Lake

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Time-Lapse Of The North Pole Melting Is A Beautiful Sign Of Our Impending Doom. When that ice cap is all gone, it's goodbye polar bears and coastal cities.
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The Weirdest Typewriters You’ve Ever Seen. A lot of different designs were tried out before we got stuck with QWERTY.
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Meet the man behind 'Shark Week.' Discovery channel's Mike Sorensen tells us what we can expect this year.
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Grumpy Cat was seen at a book signing in Los Angeles. If you couldn't attend, you can see the pictures, and remember what a tiny cat she really is.
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Yushan village in China is only accessible by a zip line, suspended between two cliffs a thousand feet high. Just looking at the pictures makes me want to get closer to the floor.
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The Simpsons Co-Creator Sam Simon Is Donating His Entire Fortune To Charity. He hopes to give it all away before he dies of cancer.
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A doctor and a visionary discuss the possibilities of stopping the aging process. One believes that it's possible to live to 150 years old -or even longer.
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The beauty of George H.W. Bush's shaved head. Don't miss the picture of 27 bald men and one little boy.

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Einstein is Proved Right (Again)
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Deep in the Heart of Our Galaxy, Einstein is Proved Right Again. His theory of general relativity holds true even at the black hole near the center of our galaxy.

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"Total Eclipse of the Heart" Was Almost a Meat Loaf Song. It was written for him, but then detoured to Bonnie Tyler.

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The Atomic Bomb That Was Too Big To Use. The largest nuclear bomb ever made, Tsar Bomba, was actually a scaled-down version of the original design.

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6 Weirdly Specific Ideas Movies Have About Normal Bathrooms. You'll be surprised by the many times the same weird thing happens in a bathroom across different fictional worlds.

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What It’s Like to Apartment Hunt With a Boyfriend Who Has No Credit Score. He's a responsible guy, but couldn't prove it on paper.

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The 33 Most Romantic Moments In TV History. Get your hankies out.

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27 Hilariously Nasty Sounding Mushroom Species Names. They would be hurt by them if they had feelings.

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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe
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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe. Encountering something that overwhelms your previous experience can be terrifying or enlightening.

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Dominoes and Fire. See a chain reaction of dominoes—powered by candles, hot air, and burning sparklers.

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Alan Hale Jr. "The Skipper." Meet the man behind the Gilligan's Island character.

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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks. None of them are as scary as growing up during the Cold War arms race.

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5 Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. The secret is preparing ahead of time.

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The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne. One of the possible origin stories goes back as far as an uprising in 1813.

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The United States of Movies. The most iconic film set in each state, plotted on a colorful map.

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7 Spacecraft NASA Has Landed on Mars. Some future civilization may discover it and call it a robot planet.

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