The Mysterious Origins of Finland's True Name. In Finnish, the country is called "Suomi."

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These Extreme Museums Honor the World's Most Dangerous Jobs. Pick one or two for your summer road trip!

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Nextdoor and More: The Good, Bad and Ugly of Neighborhood Social Networks. Discover what you have in common with the people around you, or why you don't want to know them at all.

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Ancient Elephants Were Totally Down With Interbreeding. Evolutionary geneticists using the sequenced genomes of existing and extinct elephants found clear evidence.

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The Louvre’s Secret Apartments. The opulent digs were once the home of Napoleon III.

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The Last Families Living in Tunisia's Underground Houses. The cave homes in the Djebel Dahar region have been in use for centuries.

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The Surprisingly Endearing World of Pigeon Racing. The sport joins competitiveness with a love for nurturing pets.

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12 Lesser-Known Historical Friendships. You never know who is going to click.