The Top 10 Famous Racehorses

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The Top 10 Famous Racehorses. With the Kentucky Derby this weekend, there's always the possibility of another one joining the list.

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A Daughter of Refugees Uses Art to Connect to Her Roots. Jessica Herrera inspires others to do the same.

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Human Milk May Solve an Ice Age Evolutionary Mystery. When one gene controls several organs, the trait selected for can affect others that puzzle us.

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Britain's Weirdest Folk Rituals. They include blazing barrels, sacred pies, and dressing up in prickly burrs.

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Nations Illustrated as Fantasy Characters. Russian artist Anastasia Bulgakova draws warriors armed and armored with their international reputations and lots of symbolism.

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What’s So Funny?: 25 Singers Cracking Up at Their Own Songs. A roundup to make you smile, with video evidence.

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How to Keep Your Succulents Alive. Drainage. The secret is drainage.

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A Bumpy History of the Baby on Board Sign. What started as a safety tip became a joke and a safety hazard.

19 Performances That Prove Aretha Franklin Was the Greatest of All Time

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MOLLY RILEY, AFP/Getty Images

19 Performances That Prove Aretha Franklin Was the Greatest of All Time. She was truly the Queen of Soul.

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Feral Children of Myth and Reality. Authenticated cases are rare and often quite sad.

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A Huge Misperception About Sex. Our mistaken view of other people's sex lives may color our attitudes toward them.

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Stop Telling Me to Turn My Brain Off During Movies. A well-made film will engross the viewer even if it doesn't make complete sense.

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Hey Jude” Still Makes Everything “Better, Better, Better.” Fifty years ago this month, the biggest band in the world released their biggest hit.

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How Not to Get Screwed Over by Your Mechanic. Most mechanics are not out to cheat you, but the few that do are enough to scare all of us.

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The Myth of the Soulmate. No one is perfect, but you don't need perfection to find love and a satisfying relationship.

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15 Must-Try Peach Dishes from Around the Country. Better get started if you want to try them all at the peak of the season.

How NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Will Touch the Sun

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Bill Ingalls, NASA via Getty Images

How NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Will Touch the Sun. The spacecraft is designed to withstand 2500-degree Fahrenheit temperatures.

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In the 1960s, the U.S. Government Set Off a Pair of Nukes Under Mississippi. The first underground tests were a strange experience for those living above it.

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Inside the Lab Where Spiders Put on Face Paint and Fake Eyelashes (and Termites Wear Capes). For some species, looks can mean the difference between becoming a daddy and becoming dinner.

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Pizza Delivery Man Plays Beethoven for Customers. Let's hope he got a generous tip.

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For Sale: Your Under the Tuscan Sun Fixer-Upper Awaits. A look inside the ruins of an abandoned Italian villa you could purchase.

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What If English Were Phonetically Consistent? Aaron Alon gradually applies consistent pronunciation to vowels until it doesn't sound like English at all.

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The 60 Greatest Capes in Movie History. In no way limited to superheroes, they have graced the shoulders of cinemas's most amazing characters.

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14 Antique Roller Coasters You Can Still Ride. Some are over 100 years old!

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