How Kittens Affect Your Brain

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What Kittens Do To Your Brain. Cats are so devious, they've fooled humans into loving them.

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Wayne’s World: A Classic Comedy About Creativity and Commerce. In 1992, 'selling out' was a controversial decision.

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Remembering Antarctica’s Nuclear Past. McMurdo Station was powered by a small nuclear reactor for a short time, but it will never happen again.

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Don't Leave Your Parabolic Mirror in the Car. The results might be hard to explain to your insurance adjuster.

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The Risky Thailand Cave Rescue Relied on Talent, Luck, and Sticking to the Rules. A professional diver explains the five rules of cave diving.

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Europe's Scorching Weather has Revealed a Mysterious Henge. Parched vegetation in Ireland's Boyne Valley draws a distinct picture of the structures below ground.

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11 Ways to Master Your Charcoal Grill. You're on your way to becoming a legend in your backyard!

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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.