We Have a Good Chance of Curing the Common Cold. There are more than 160 strains of rhinovirus, but scientists around the world are fighting them.

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The World’s First Robot-Cooked Hamburger is Upon Us. This machine does everything from grinding the meat to placing the pickle.

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What are the Odds That You'll Ever be Hit by a Meteor? Pretty darn small, but we have accounts of people who were.

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The Obsessive Search for the Tasmanian Tiger. Supposedly extinct since 1936, there have been thousands of sightings of the thylacine, with no hard evidence.

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The Sonic Pickle Juice Slush was Created by People Who Hate Pickles. If you order one, expect the same amount of sugar usually found in a fruit slush.

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Why the Skeleton of the “Irish Giant” Could Be Buried at Sea. Charles Byrne never wanted his remains to be on display, as they have been for 235 years.

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How to Survive a Nuclear Attack. First, we need to revive civil defense education for those born after the Cold War.

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10 Services You Never Knew You Needed. Someone will do them better than you ever could; you just have to pay them.