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Traveling with Lil Bub

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Internet fame and the travel it entails is exhausting for Mike Bridavsky. But it's been good for his cat Lil Bub, who is getting more exercise and novelty in her life.
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29 Breathtaking Día De Los Muertos Photos. The Mexican Day of the Dead is observed on November 1st and 2nd.
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With the sequel Thor: The Dark World opening November 8th, it's about time Thor got the Honest Trailer treatment. Yeah, it was goofy, but worth watching on home video just for the eye candy.
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A bus driver spotted a woman about to jump off a bridge. His security camera recorded how he intervened to save her life.
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Pop culture critic Jason Bailey now understands how your point of view changes when you become a parent. And it happens virtually overnight.
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The Simpsons' couch gag this coming weekend is a spoof of The Hobbit. Getting  to the couch is the epic quest of a lifetime.
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Tiny Plastic Beads Are Invading The Great Lakes. We need to stop putting plastic in facial scrubs, since they go down the drain, but aren't biodegradable.
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The FAA has given its blessing to airline passengers using electronic gadgets during takeoff and landing. Which raises the question: why was there ever a restriction on them?
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Is Forrest Gump's cross-country run even possible? The experts look at several factors and give their opinions.

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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