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5 Treasures People Are Looking for Right Now

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5 Treasures People Are Looking for Right Now. Some are willing to risk their savings, their time, and their lives to find them.

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The Winners Of The 2018 Sony World Photography Awards have been announced. See a ranked list of the winning photographs from all categories.

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The State of American Well-Being is Not Great. In the annual Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index, no state improved significantly over the past year, and 45 states had lower scores.

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The Witch-Proof Windows of Vermont. The true reason for the crooked windows is a matter of speculation.

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Why is Ham Traditionally Eaten on Easter? It's not symbolic, it's just that time of year.

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14 Unusual Cookbooks That Were Still Fit to Print. They include recipes that appeal to vampires, cannibals, superheroes, and even children.

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Can the Salton Sea be Saved? The shrinking lake is headed toward environmental disaster.

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6 Blockbuster Movies That Were Expected to Flop. The bigger the risk, the more trepidation producers felt as opening day approached.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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