Ancient Humans Had the Same Dental Problems as We Do

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Ancient Humans Had the Same Dental Problems as We Do. Luckily, we've become better at fixing them.

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Enjoy a 1980 Disco Star Wars Christmas show on German TV. Starring Mark Hamill, who thought no one would ever see this again.

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Why It's So Important for Girls to Find Role Models in Female Scientists. There have been plenty of them, but their stories weren't told.

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Mary Patten, the First American Woman to Command a Ship. She was 19, pregnant, and had a sick husband to care for, but she pulled it in.

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See a compilation of dog and cat pictures taken during or after a veterinary visit. Some are sedated, some are angry, and all are adorable in their own way.

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A Garage Sale Find of Rare Beatles Photos Took a Collector on a Magical Mystery Tour. The photographer was eventually identified, and his strange story involved Bob Dylan, Richard Avedon, and the Zodiac Killer.

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Measuring a Pothole Goes Wrong. Cheshire West and Chester Council posted a now-deleted Tweet explaining how they determine which potholes will be fixed first.

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9 Tax Breaks for Young Workers. Even if you've already filed, it's never too early to prepare for next year.

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9 Fuzzy Facts About the Komondor. That's the dog that looks like a mop.

The Weird and Mystical World of Sleepwalking

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The Weird and Mystical World of Sleepwalking. A short history of somnambulism that covers famous cases, scientific research, and pop culture.

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Should the Nobel Prizes Be Canceled for a Year? It would be a chance to return to the awards' original standards.

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Philadelphia Threw a WWI Parade That Gave Thousands of Onlookers the Flu. The city shut down completely to deal with the epidemic.

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Is This the Most Magical Meal on Earth? Dinner at Disneyland’s 21 Royal will cost you $15,000, but that's for 12 people and includes park tickets.

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A New Discovery Shows That Galileo Edited His Ideas to Fool the Inquisition. The scientist's 1613 letter detailing his views on the Bible had been lost for 250 years.

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What’s the Maximum Gravity We Could Survive? We need to figure that out before we select an exoplanet to colonize.

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11 Tasty Ways to Celebrate Autumn. It's time for apples and pumpkins and don't forget the maple syrup!

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14 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of NYC Taxi Drivers. They quickly learn to handle all kinds of passengers.

The 81 Best Creepy Horror Movies

Karen Gillan stars in Oculus (2013)
Karen Gillan stars in Oculus (2013)
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The 81 Best Creepy Horror Movies. They engender a sense of dread without relying on cheap tricks to scare you.

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The New Philadelphia Flyers Mascot is a Terrifying Monstrosity. "Gritty" even comes with a weird backstory.

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The Greatest Trick This Magician Ever Pulled Was Convincing 1900s Europe He Wasn't a Complete Fraud. Chung Ling Soo was none of the things he became famous for.

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The First English Novel Was About Talking Cats. Author William Baldwin sat on Beware the Cat for 10 years due to the politics of Tudor royalty.

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19 Restaurant Designs That Are Comically Bad. This is what happens when usability and aesthetics give way to edginess or laziness.

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When Televisions Were Radioactive. Sitting too close to the screen really was a danger when color sets were new.

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The Inexplicably Fascinating Japanese Art of Being Useless. Chindōgu even comes with 10 useless commandments.

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The Secret Cave in Central Park—And Why It Was Sealed. You might find it, but you can't go in.

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