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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.

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The 100 Greatest YouTube Videos of All Time, Ranked
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The 100 Greatest YouTube Videos of All Time, Ranked. Watching them all will keep you too busy to argue about the ranking.

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Why Are There No Mosquitoes at Disney World? A lot of hard work goes into making sure you don't have to think about them.

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Wollemi Pines Are Dinosaur Trees. After flourishing for 100 million years, they had to be rescued from extinction in the 1990s.

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Why the Finns Don't Want to be Happy. Despite the highest quality of life in the world, they aren't going to press their luck.

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The Heyday of Penny Restaurants. The food wasn't free, because that would rob the transaction of its dignity.

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Forget the World Cup, Let’s Play Motor-Ball! Soccer played on motorcycles was exciting, but not at all safe.

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The Ultimate Guide To Buying, Wearing, And Caring For Jeans. They never go out of style, because they come in so many styles.

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10 Star-Studded Facts About the Hollywood Sign. It's been there, off and on, since 1923.

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How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture
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How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture. When creating heroic tales, filmmakers still ask, "What would Indiana Jones do?"

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The Unexplained Dancing Plague and Other Epidemics of Yore. The power of suggestion is still the most logical explanation.

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Reanimation! Science Stories About Frankenstein. This seven-part video series features conversations with scientists on Mary Shelley's book and the issues it addresses.

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George Lucas's Plan for Star Wars 7 through 9, Starring Mid-Chlorians. No matter how much you dislike any of the new Star Wars films, you can tell yourself it could have been so much worse.

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The Recipes of Cleopatra. Her elixirs were well-regarded in the fields of cosmetics, gynecology, and alchemy.

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The Iroquois Theater Disaster. More than 600 people died in the stampede and conflagration, which led to new safety standards.

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The Secret to Loving Your Life. The first step is giving up on the notion that you are in control.

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10 TV Characters Who Were Inspired By Real People. Not all of them were happy about it.

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