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Why John Roberts is no hero
John Roberts
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Why John Roberts is no hero

The curious rise of specialty license plates: A slideshow
Some 9.3 million cars are rocking personalized license plates, including this classic Ohio plate.
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The curious rise of specialty license plates: A slideshow

The most traffic-jammed cities in America
Holiday traffic on the 210 freeway near Los Angeles, Calif.: Only 8 percent of travelers will opt to fly over the Thanksgiving break, the vast majority will drive.
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The most traffic-jammed cities in America

How social media revolutionized our toilet habits
Twitter
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How social media revolutionized our toilet habits

Do Olympic swimmers ever pee in the pool?
Olympic swimmers
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Do Olympic swimmers ever pee in the pool?

Is technology ruining museums?
Is technology ruining museums?
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Is technology ruining museums?

What should Aurora do with its movie theater?
Aurora's Century 16 theater
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What should Aurora do with its movie theater?

5 reasons to stop binge-watching your favorite TV series
Watching TV
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5 reasons to stop binge-watching your favorite TV series

Why future NBA star Anthony Davis is trademarking his unibrow
Anthony Davis
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Why future NBA star Anthony Davis is trademarking his unibrow

Why Obama's win doesn't mean Nate Silver is a genius
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Why Obama's win doesn't mean Nate Silver is a genius

The million-dollar dinosaur scandal
The mighty T-Rex may now be only the second-biggest land-based dinosaur.
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The million-dollar dinosaur scandal

Could manufacturing become a white-collar industry?
Electronics manufacturing
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Could manufacturing become a white-collar industry?

Does anyone still practice the Mayan religion?
Does anyone still practice the Mayan religion?
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Does anyone still practice the Mayan religion?

What if Romney's attack ads focused on Obama's... teleprompter?
President Obama's reliance on teleprompters has become a campaign issue for the GOP, with Rick Santorum suggesting that the speech-aiding devices should be outlawed.
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What if Romney's attack ads focused on Obama's... teleprompter?

Do kids turn out differently if their parents are gay?
Real-life gay dads Todd Koch and Cooper Smith play with their kids in a Father's Day ad for JCPenney.
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Do kids turn out differently if their parents are gay?

The era of cheap airfares just ended
An American Airlines and U.S. Airways merger could give both companies a more competitive edge, but American Airlines may be jumping the gun.
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The era of cheap airfares just ended

Why you shouldn't worry about the Voting Rights Act
Why you shouldn't worry about the Voting Rights Act
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Why you shouldn't worry about the Voting Rights Act

Why you still don't have a hoverboard
The hoverboard in "Back to the Future II"
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Why you still don't have a hoverboard

Why you remember everything that happened in your 20s
HBO's "Girls."
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Why you remember everything that happened in your 20s

The dumbest thing about the iPhone 5
The dumbest thing about the iPhone 5
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The dumbest thing about the iPhone 5

Is Mitt Romney's Mormonism his secret weapon?
Mitt Romney might be forging ahead of Obama because of the stalled economy: At least 67 percent of respondents in Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania say the country's still in a recession, and t
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Is Mitt Romney's Mormonism his secret weapon?

How L.A. is becoming America's next great mass-transit city
Los Angeles Metro Rapid
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How L.A. is becoming America's next great mass-transit city

The family that re-created dozens of their childhood photos
The family that re-created all of their childhood photos
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The family that re-created dozens of their childhood photos

Gourmet freeze-dried food: Survivalism's new, softer sell
Gourmet, freeze-dried food: Survivalism's new, softer sell
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Gourmet freeze-dried food: Survivalism's new, softer sell

INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: Every fatal school shooting since 1980
Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut: Site of a massacre.
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INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: Every fatal school shooting since 1980

Why Siri is still terrible
Almost eight months after Siri's debut on the iPhone 4S, Apple CEO Tim Cook is still promising improved versions of the faulty voice assistant.
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Why Siri is still terrible

Which animals give humans the worst diseases?
Mouse
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Which animals give humans the worst diseases?

The dingo diet: What other animals eat human babies?
Dingo
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The dingo diet: What other animals eat human babies?

George Zimmerman's Palin-like social media strategy
George Zimmerman's mug shot: The neighborhood watchman indicted for second-degree murder was raised Catholic and served as an alter boy from age 7 to 17.
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George Zimmerman's Palin-like social media strategy

Will churches be forced to conduct gay weddings?
Gay marriage
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Will churches be forced to conduct gay weddings?

How much does your cell phone company make from selling your data?
Google's Nexus S
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How much does your cell phone company make from selling your data?

Do poor people eat badly by choice — or by circumstance?
Big Mac.
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Do poor people eat badly by choice — or by circumstance?

Ray Lewis: The perfect linebacker?
Ray Lewis
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Ray Lewis: The perfect linebacker?

PHOTOS: The magical world of Fake Holidays
PHOTOS: The magical world of fake holidays
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PHOTOS: The magical world of Fake Holidays

The torturer's playlist
What's the best kind of music for torturing someone?
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The torturer's playlist