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Watch a Rare Drone Video of a Blue Whale Feeding
A new video of blue whales feeding in New Zealand shows they're picky about which meals are worth the effort.... READ ON
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11 Strange Shakespeare Adaptations
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13 Great Jack Nicholson Quotes for His 80th Birthday
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Food
Jelly Bean Day Fact: Jelly Beans Are Made With Insect Secretions
Happy Jelly Bean Day?!... READ ON
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10 Fascinating Facts About Earth Day
Every year on April 22, trees are planted, litter is cleaned up, and awareness for the issues plaguing the planet are raised.... READ ON
Sports
5 Fast Facts About Nancy Kerrigan
Animals
7 Animals That Smell Like Jelly Beans (Because It's National Jelly Bean Day)
These seven animals are olfactory dead ringers for classic Jelly Belly flavors.... READ ON
Video Games
Target Is Getting a Mario Kart Makeover
Just in time for the release of 'Mario Kart 8' on the Switch, Target is turning itself into a real-world 'Kart' course.... READ ON
TV
This New Game of Thrones Theory Might Blow Your Mind
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Live Smarter
6 Creative Recycling Efforts From Around the Globe
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Fun
Wet Hot American Summer Is Becoming a Role-Playing Game
Grab your cutoffs and get ready to role play, campers.... READ ON
Video Games
Nintendo May Release an SNES Classic
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Fun
The University of Tennessee Offers a Dolly Parton-Themed History Class
“Dolly’s America” uses Parton's personal journey as a lens through which to examine modern Appalachian culture.... READ ON
Odds/Ends
11 Easy Ways to Be Greener on Earth Day
Kermit got it all wrong: It is easy being green.... READ ON
Medicine
A Blood Test May Help Pinpoint the Right Antidepressant for You
A new study provides additional diagnostic information that could change the way depression is treated.... READ ON
History
A Founder of Earth Day Looks Back on How It Began
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The Chinese used black pepper to cure cholera, Europeans used it as currency, and Attila the Hun demanded 3,000 pounds of the stuff in exchange for discontinuing his sacking of Rome.

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