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Awesome Nerd Quotes for Proud Geeks Everywhere

There's something great about being a geek. (Take it from someone who wrote a 100-page thesis on… >>

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Should This Woman Be Sent Back to Prison?

She was a fugitive, yes. But for almost two thirds of her life, she’d also been a law-abiding… >>

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You Be the Judge: The Nightmare Neighbor

In the four months after a loud tenant arrived, a neighbor sent 17 letters of complaint to the… >>

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When Lightning Strikes a Golfer, Is the Course Responsible?

The caddie master learned of lightning in the area and set off in a cart with the club pro to get… >>

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Google Street View: 9 Spectacular Sights You Couldn’t See Until Now

Google Street View has been around since 2007, but the tech giant has recently expanded the service… >>

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5 of the Most Epic Animal Migrations

By land, air, and sea these animals that migrate travel hundreds or even thousands of miles for… >>

The Best Art Books to Give as Gifts
The Best Art Books to Give as Gifts

Socks and underwear may come and go, but these beautiful art books will be enjoyed for years to… >>

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Which of Your Favorite ’90s Bands Are Still Rocking It?

Yes, these groups are still going strong in the 21st century. >>

9 Creepy Real Experiments That Sound Like Science Fiction
9 Creepy Real Experiments That Sound Like Science Fiction

Scientists growing human brains in mice? It sounds like science-fiction, but it's happening right… >>

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Top 13 Christmas Movies for Kids

We recap the classics—and offer a few recommendations you may have missed—in this… >>

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Who’s Responsible for These Swimmers’ Deaths?

Did these beach-goers go in the ocean at their own risks, or did the city of Miami Beach have a… >>

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12 Common Phrases You Never Knew Were From the Bible

No book in history has contributed more phrases to the English language than the King James Bible… >>

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The Best Thriller Books of All Time

We've organized the best thrillers by category; get ready for your hair to stand on end. >>

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Who’s the Rightful Heir to This Family Fortune?

A few weeks after their aunt's death, the Nixon children received a letter from the bank explaining… >>

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Dorothea Lange: Her Photos, in Her Own Words

"You know there are moments such as these when time stands still and all you do is hold your breath… >>

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You Be the Judge: A Grandmother’s Rights

A woman argues that she had a right to see her grandson, but her daughter claims she tried to… >>

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Oh, Cute! When Kittens Play Competitive Football

Move over, Super Bowl: Fierce little fuzzballs are ready to take the field in the first Kitten Bowl. >>

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7 Smart Books About Technology Today

A graphic novel, a gripping origin story, a cautionary tale: these are some of the most interesting… >>

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Year in Review: The Best Quotes of 2013

As 2013 winds down, we reflect on the words—funny and serious—that proved to be history in the… >>