Five Big Sharks That Help Keep Our Oceans Healthy

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Five Big Sharks That Help Keep Our Oceans Healthy. There are around 500 shark species, many just as interesting as the great white.

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The Miles App Constantly Tracks Your Movement in Exchange for Discounts. It rewards you for green transportation, but invades your privacy to pay for it.

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New 'Amazing Dragon' Dinosaur Species Discovered in China. Lingwulong shenqi is a relatively short-necked sauropod that lived 174 million years ago.

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For Centuries, People Took Chunks of Stonehenge Home as Souvenirs. They also carved their initials into the ancient stones.

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How Did Cereal Become a Staple Breakfast Item? It's usually the least nutritious part of a nutritious breakfast.

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The Fish That Gave Too Much. Overfishing of anchovies in the Mediterranean may alter the traditional Mediterranean diet.

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How to Stay Married After Your Baby is Born, or, I’m not Divorced Yet. Laura June spells out the realities of that first year of parenthood.

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The Later-Day Lives of 8 Fad Inventors. Some took their money and then did something completely different.

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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.