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Weird News Round-Up: Woman Dies and Comes Back to Life During Childbirth
Weird News Round-Up: Woman Dies and Comes Back to Life During Childbirth

If ever you should find yourself screaming for an epidural, take heed: It could be worse. •… >>

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What?? Citizen Kane No Longer Best Picture, After 50-Year Reign

I spent some time studying film in college before ultimately switching majors—to a much more… >>

What's Your Newspaper Saying Today?
What’s Your Newspaper Saying Today?

We asked our friends and family to snap a picture of their newspaper's front page this morning… >>

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White House Holiday: Let Bo Be Your Guide

The White House may be beautifully decked for the holidays, but it's left to the First Dog to… >>

Why Wait? The Beatles' 50th Anniversary Party Starts Now!
Why Wait? The Beatles’ 50th Anniversary Party Starts Now!

A year from now, we'll all be caught up in the hype and craziness surrounding the 50th anniversary… >>

Why Gwendolyn and Brent May Decide This Election
Why Gwendolyn and Brent May Decide This Election

It's old hat that support for Obama and Romney breaks strongly along lines of gender, race, income… >>

Why Do Top Students Cheat?
Why Do Top Students Cheat?

Source: Wikimedia Commons; KF Cheating has gone from a nasty habit to a nationwide epidemic. In… >>

Why Are Elections Held on Tuesdays?
Why Are Elections Held on Tuesdays?

With millions without power in areas affected by the devastating Hurricane Sandy, the Wall Street… >>

25 Things You Didn't Know About the Greatest Musical of All Time
25 Things You Didn’t Know About the Greatest Musical of All Time

Many call "Singin' in the Rain" the greatest musical of all time, and it's getting a diamond… >>

Will Romney Top Obama With a 'Tilt and Nod'?
Will Romney Top Obama With a ‘Tilt and Nod’?

A new feature from the New York Times is either staggeringly brilliant or many, many steps too far:… >>

10 Social Networking Sites That Could Replace Facebook
10 Social Networking Sites That Could Replace Facebook

Facebook recently became one of the largest IPOs in history (with 500+ million users, some… >>

Yesterday and Today
Yesterday and Today

Jeremiah McDonald Goes Silent If you're a fan of The Artist or Martin Scorsese’s Hugo, check… >>

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Tom Clancy’s Fighting Words: 11 Choice Quotes

Tom Clancy wrote books that were “my kind of yarn(s),” according to President Ronald Reagan… >>

Your End-of-the-World App Checklist
Your End-of-the-World App Checklist

Image Credit: Mr. Matté Last week, the unthinkable happened: I found myself waiting in line to… >>

“Gravity” Movie Logic: NASA Tells Us What It’s Really Like

NASA astronaut Cady Coleman consulted on the film, and talked to us about why it's a surprisingly… >>

Most Honest Cities: The Reader’s Digest “Lost Wallet” Test

What are the most (and least) honest cities in the world? Reader's Digest conducted a global… >>

The Scary Side of Adorable Animals

They may look harmless, but these five cute creatures have a dark side. >>

Gloria Steinem Tells: How to Change the World in 5 Steps

The feminist icon, in celebration of the release of the 200th video from the MAKERScollection of… >>

5 Louis C.K. Quotes That Tell It Like It Is

The truthful comedian channels his inner Buddha and offers lasting life advice as curated from… >>

Scary: 9 Vampire Legends That Are Actually True

Hold onto your garlic: These vampire myths are actually rooted in fact, which makes them all the… >>