Incredible Ancient Archaeological Sites in the U.S.

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Incredible Ancient Archaeological Sites in the U.S. People have been here building communities for 12,000 years.

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Tattoo Artists Are Transforming Breast Cancer Scars Into Beautiful Art. It can be a statement of both loss and a life saved.

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Fluorescent Puffin Beaks. An ornithologist turned an ultraviolet light on a bird and found that its beak lit up like a glow stick at a rave, so he designed sunglasses for them.

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On Being a Giant. A seven-foot-tall man tells how it's worth the hassles.

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How a Legendary Storm Chaser Changed the Face of Tornado Science. He and two assistants were killed by a 2013 tornado in Oklahoma.

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TinyKittens has a live webcam trained on their three pregnant feral cats. The cats have constant attention, luxury nests, and even a TV to watch.

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12 Fresh Dishes for the Beginning of Spring. A dinner celebration to remind us the weather is looking up.

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4 Reasons to Write by Hand Rather Than Type. Use that skill before you lose it.

How NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Will Touch the Sun

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Bill Ingalls, NASA via Getty Images

How NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Will Touch the Sun. The spacecraft is designed to withstand 2500-degree Fahrenheit temperatures.

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In the 1960s, the U.S. Government Set Off a Pair of Nukes Under Mississippi. The first underground tests were a strange experience for those living above it.

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Inside the Lab Where Spiders Put on Face Paint and Fake Eyelashes (and Termites Wear Capes). For some species, looks can mean the difference between becoming a daddy and becoming dinner.

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Pizza Delivery Man Plays Beethoven for Customers. Let's hope he got a generous tip.

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For Sale: Your Under the Tuscan Sun Fixer-Upper Awaits. A look inside the ruins of an abandoned Italian villa you could purchase.

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What If English Were Phonetically Consistent? Aaron Alon gradually applies consistent pronunciation to vowels until it doesn't sound like English at all.

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The 60 Greatest Capes in Movie History. In no way limited to superheroes, they have graced the shoulders of cinemas's most amazing characters.

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14 Antique Roller Coasters You Can Still Ride. Some are over 100 years old!

Cities Where You Don’t Need AC or Heat

Downtown Mexico City at twilight
Downtown Mexico City at twilight
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Cities of the World Where You Don’t Need AC or Heat. There are 13 cities that fill the bill, and quite a few more that have rather nice temperatures.

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With BlacKkKlansman, Spike Lee Turns a Dull Memoir Into an Energetic Crowd-Pleaser. A movie with a message can still be exciting and even funny.

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After 100 Years, Roald Amundsen’s Polar Ship Returns to Norway. The Maud is safe, despite a century of bad luck and failed voyages.

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You Should Get Your Coffee Before Boarding Your Flight. If the flight attendants won't drink the water on a plane, neither should you.

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40 Vintage Portraits of Extremely Handsome Victorian Men With Mustaches. Many resemble one modern movie star or another.

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The Rise of Identity Condiments. How you feel about mayonnaise can signify your generational status, whether you use it or not.

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America is Terrible at Summer Vacation. About half of us will take no time off at all.

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Trebitsch Lincoln, the Nazis' Would-Be Supernatural Weapon. The double agent harnessed the wishful thinking of those around him.

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