22 Fictional Characters You Suspect Have Medical Conditions

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22 Fictional Characters You Suspect Have Medical Conditions. A mere description could be a list of symptoms.

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Who Owns the New Land Created By a Volcano in Hawaii? It took a lawsuit to settle the question.

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The First Gerber Baby and the Current Gerber Baby Met for a Photo Together. Ann Turner Cook is only 80 years older than new spokesbaby Lucas Warren.

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Miss America is No Longer a Beauty Pageant. The swimsuit competition is gone, and contestants can wear whatever they want for an evening gown.

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This Man's A Cappella Rendition of the THX Logo Theme Will Take You Back to a Long Time Ago. Mach Kobayashi considered the sheet music to be a challenge.

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The Hidden Women of Architecture and Design. They designed for the people male architects forgot: children.

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Expensive Oil Means Expensive Airfare. So why doesn't cheap oil mean cheap airfare?

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Happy Birthday to the Drive-In Movie Theater! The first one opened on June 6, 1933.

Friday’s Best Amazon Deals Include Digital Projectors, Ugly Christmas Sweaters, and Speakers

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As a recurring feature, our team combs the web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, December 4. Mental Floss has affiliate relationships with certain retailers, including Amazon, and may receive a small percentage of any sale. But we only get commission on items you buy and don’t return, so we’re only happy if you’re happy. Good luck deal hunting!

Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks

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Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks. Imagine Glacier National Park without a glacier.

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The Chimp Who Believed She Was Human. After being raised in a human home, it took years for Lucy to learn to be an ape again.

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The Mathematical Madness of Möbius Strips and Other One-Sided Objects. A look at the history of the mind-bending field of topology

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These 1930s Housewives Were the Godmothers of Radical Consumer Activism. They protested rising food prices with the Hamtramck Meat Strike.

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Disneyland’s Fantasyland Recreated in Incredible Detail in a Basement. A railroad engineer hand-crafted his own theme park over ten years.

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The Princess Who Worked at Macy’s. The Queen of Romania also built furniture, raised poultry, and enjoyed off-roading.

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America is on the Verge of a Nursing Crisis. Our nursing schools don't have the capacity to supply our current needs, much less our future needs.

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15 Amazing Animal Reunions. It's good to know that pets lost for years might find their way home.