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Dec. 26 2014 9:00 AM26,700 Feet BelowEarth’s deepest-dwelling fish, captured on camera.
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Dec. 24 2014 1:59 PMFive Truly Bizarre Christmas SpecialsWatch some of the wackiest television holiday specials ever.
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Dec. 23 2014 12:00 PM"Mom, This Box Is Meowing"The best gifts given and received in movies.
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Dec. 19 2014 11:20 AMThe Weirdest, Most Profitable Toy CrazesBe glad it isn't 1996.
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Dec. 17 2014 4:25 PMHo-Ho-Ow!A supercut of pain and violence in Christmas movies.
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Dec. 16 2014 2:43 PMHi MomTwo partisan brothers get an unexpected call live on C-SPAN.
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Dec. 16 2014 10:30 AMUse a Gift to Wrap a GiftAnd other clever ways to wrap awkward presents.   
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Dec. 13 2014 9:00 AMCody Townsend, Couloir KillerThe best ski line of 2014 is truly incredible.
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Dec. 10 2014 5:31 PMNot-So-Deep Impact Slow-motion raindrops hitting sand look a lot like asteroids hitting Earth. 
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Dec. 9 2014 6:21 PM“Monster,” Unpacked Inside the absurd hiking pack in Wild
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Dec. 4 2014 3:11 PMThe Polish “Vampires”Why six graves were rigged to keep the undead from rising.
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Dec. 3 2014 9:00 AMSex Sells, Even When You Don't Notice ItWhat lewd messages are hidden in everyday advertisements?
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Dec. 2 2014 1:26 PMYou Got Something on the LensThe blood-spatter trope in movies and TV.    
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Dec. 1 2014 12:34 PMWhat Would Alien Life Really Look Like?NASA's tiny, blind, carnivorous shrimp.
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Nov. 28 2014 2:05 PMSounds From a CometAural gifts from Philae’s arrival to 67P.
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Nov. 26 2014 11:27 AMI’m Adopted, and My Family Is RacistShould I cut ties with my bigoted mother and brother?
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Dec. 25 2014 11:58 AMThey Have RisenA look at three shamed televangelists still cashing in on their acts.
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Dec. 23 2014 1:16 PMSanta MathA professor’s charming—and slightly unhinged—explanation for how St. Nick pulls off his annual gift delivery.
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Dec. 23 2014 9:00 AMThe Only Snail That MattersAlviniconcha strummeri lives in environments so extreme, researchers named it after a certain punk rocker.   
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Dec. 18 2014 9:20 AMSparks FlyThe amazing chemical reaction when sperm finally reaches an egg.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 17 2014 3:32 PMUnhelpful Holiday Sister-in-LawI’m tired of doing the dishes every Christmas while she plays on her phone.
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Dec. 16 2014 11:49 AMHow to Survive an Office Holiday PartyThe common mistakes at your typical office holiday party.
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Dec. 15 2014 5:46 PMZapTest footage from the Navy’s laser is here. It works as intended.
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Dec. 12 2014 2:06 PMWalking With DinosaursTo figure out how dinosaurs really moved, we have to recreate their footprints.
Dear Prudence
Dec. 10 2014 1:28 PMDog-Maligning GrandmotherMy mom tells her grandchildren my dog will bite them if they misbehave.
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Dec. 5 2014 5:32 PMZigzag on a MolluskDoes the world’s first art predate humans?
Dear Prudence
Dec. 3 2014 3:57 PMMy Wife Is a SpendthriftShe thinks I’m nuts for wanting to save for retirement.
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Dec. 2 2014 6:05 PMYou Can Touch ThisNew 3-D holograms can be felt by hand. 
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Dec. 1 2014 5:26 PMA Swim Under the Antarctic IceThe first 3-D map of ice in the depths.
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Dec. 1 2014 9:00 AMBreak the Encryption!The Hollywood guide to computer hacking.
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Nov. 26 2014 12:27 PM“What Interesting China”The most delightful, bracing, and disturbing family dinner sequences in movies.

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