What It's Like to Live Surrounded by Cemeteries

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What It's Like to Live Surrounded by Cemeteries. At least the neighbors are quiet.

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United States of Protest: A Citizen's Guide to 250 Years of Resistance. The country was born as a protest against Britain, and since then, we've taken it to the streets quite often.

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Legoland Created a Miniature Version of the Royal Wedding Using 39K Bricks. In addition to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, their families, and the wedding party, there's a scale replica of Windsor Castle.

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Where Have All the Bloody Teaspoons Gone? Scientists at an Australian research institute did a study on the phenomena of disappearing workplace spoons.

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Inside the Secret Cities That Created the Atomic Bomb. Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Hanford/Richland, Washington, and Los Alamos, New Mexico, wouldn't exist without the Manhattan Project.

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Mark Rober Intentionally Dropped 200 Wallets in 20 Cities to Find Out Which City is the Most Honest. The results should restore your faith in humanity.

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You Can Always Count on an Airport Bar. It's where you can waste time without feeling guilty about it.

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25 of History's Greatest Moms. They were famous for something else, but their kids knew their maternal side.

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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