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The Year in Trendy News Stories
The Year in Trendy News Stories

Here's one for anyone who's ever sent (or received) an article based mostly on its wacky-but-true… >>

Inspiring: Golden Retrievers Provide Comfort in Newtown
Inspiring: Golden Retrievers Provide Comfort in Newtown

Newtown schools are just now reopening after last Friday's tragedy, and Sandy Hook Elementary will… >>

Read This, Feel Smarter
Read This, Feel Smarter

Prepare to be the most informed relative/coworker/friend in your circle this holiday season. New… >>

Dubious Health Miracle: Did Vodka Save Elephants in Russia?
Dubious Health Miracle: Did Vodka Save Elephants in Russia?

A recent report from the Associated Press contends that elephants were saved from the harsh… >>

The Fiscal Cliff Explained... with LEGO Bricks
The Fiscal Cliff Explained… with LEGO Bricks

When explaining complex issues, it's important to not get mired in the details. And what better way… >>

Relax, Earthlings, NASA Says the End is Not Near
Relax, Earthlings, NASA Says the End is Not Near

Apocalypse believers who fervently expect the world to end on December 21 are in for a surprise… >>

Could Sugary Drinks Contribute to Cancer Risk?
Could Sugary Drinks Contribute to Cancer Risk?

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg might've been more correct to slam sugary drinks than even… >>

Amazing Pearl Harbor Story Finally Published... 71 Years Later
Amazing Pearl Harbor Story Finally Published… 71 Years Later

"There was blood and the fear of death—and death itself—in the emergency room as doctors… >>

Dance the Night Away for Sandy Relief
Dance the Night Away for Sandy Relief

Since super storm Sandy hit my hometown, I've donated to the Red Cross and dropped off food for… >>

5 Reasons to See 'Zero Dark Thirty'
5 Reasons to See ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

Director Kathryn Bigelow's follow-up to her Oscar-winning film The Hurt Locker is generating buzz… >>