Ranking Every Kind of Cooking Oil by How Unhealthy It Is

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Ranking Every Kind of Cooking Oil by How Unhealthy It Is. What you use them for matters, too.

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The World’s First War Submarine Was Made of Wood, Tar, and a Bit of Metal. It was used during the American Revolution.

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The Marvelous Mod World of Sci-Fi Supermarionettes. Recall those weird Supermarionation TV series of the 1960s with pictures, videos, and a peek behind the scenes.

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Mrs. Herman, Monkey Firefighter. NYFD Engine Company #31 really liked their animal mascots.

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The Icy Village Where You Must Remove Your Appendix. Villa Las Estrellas in Antartica has a school and a church, but the nearest hospital is hundreds of miles away.

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The Life Of One Of America’s Bloodiest Hitmen. Jose Manuel Martinez admitted to killing more than 35 men over several decades.

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5 Secrets That Made Me a Better Baker. Lessons learned from a professional who experiments.

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11 Items to Keep in Your Car in Case of Emergency. Better to have them and never need them than to need them and not have them.

Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks

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Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks. Imagine Glacier National Park without a glacier.

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The Chimp Who Believed She Was Human. After being raised in a human home, it took years for Lucy to learn to be an ape again.

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The Mathematical Madness of Möbius Strips and Other One-Sided Objects. A look at the history of the mind-bending field of topology

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These 1930s Housewives Were the Godmothers of Radical Consumer Activism. They protested rising food prices with the Hamtramck Meat Strike.

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Disneyland’s Fantasyland Recreated in Incredible Detail in a Basement. A railroad engineer hand-crafted his own theme park over ten years.

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The Princess Who Worked at Macy’s. The Queen of Romania also built furniture, raised poultry, and enjoyed off-roading.

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America is on the Verge of a Nursing Crisis. Our nursing schools don't have the capacity to supply our current needs, much less our future needs.

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15 Amazing Animal Reunions. It's good to know that pets lost for years might find their way home.

Why Can We Hear Others' Footsteps, But Not Our Own?

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Why Can We Hear Others' Footsteps, But Not Our Own? Brain experiments shed light on our personal filters.

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Stilt Fishing in Sri Lanka. Homemade stilts driven into the sand make for a grueling yet productive haul.

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11 Horror Movies it's Safe to Watch With Your Kids. They don't cross the line from scary to traumatizing, but you'll still want to check the details.

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Tracing the Mysterious “Turks” of South Carolina Back to the Revolutionary War. Hundreds of descendants of Joseph Benenhaley still live in Sumter County.

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The Dad-Joke Doctrine. Clean and simple jokes are embarrassing, comforting, and they bond generations together.

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A Dog With Cancer Got a New, 3D-Printed Titanium Skull. Patches is a pioneer for what might some day be available for human patients.

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The Wardrobe Team at Saturday Night Live Works With No Margin for Error. Costume changes have been done in as little as 10 seconds.

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The 19th Century Manual That Claimed the Color Blue Could Cure All Ills. Augustus J. Pleasanton was responsible for the "blue glass craze."

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