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Return of the Panda Cam

Smithsonian's National Zoo
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The Panda Cam Is Back, And Happiness Returns To The Universe. The new cub has grown and gained two pounds since the government shutdown darkened the feed.
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Why just carve a pumpkin when you can make it a work of art? Maybe these pictures will give you some inspiration.
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Watch a relationship grow and collapse in just five minutes. Just don't make the same mistakes with your significant other.
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Is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame obsolete? Inducting artists from 25 years ago means that many up for inclusion this year are not rock and rollers at all.
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The nation's smallest town has been bought by a Vietnamese entrepreneur. Buford, Wyoming, population 1, will now be PhinDeli Town Buford.
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11 Lessons That Jane Eyre Can Teach Every 21st Century Woman About How To Live Well. The underlying feminist philosophy was way ahead of its time.
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How The Walking Dead has surprised its most loyal fans. Those who read the comics can enjoy the TV show as a whole new story.
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The 5 Scariest Buildings in America. Knowing what happened inside can give you nightmares.

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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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