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The disgusting, depraved things people do in hotel rooms
Hotel room
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The disgusting, depraved things people do in hotel rooms

PHOTOS: Bizarre weather around the solar system
Sulfuric-Acid Rain
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PHOTOS: Bizarre weather around the solar system

INTERACTIVE MAP: Which state's voters have the most electoral power?
INTERACTIVE MAP: Which state's voters have the most electoral power?
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INTERACTIVE MAP: Which state's voters have the most electoral power?

Why people still love Doctor Who
Why do people still like Doctor Who?
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Why people still love Doctor Who

Can you own an asteroid?
A radar image of asteroid 2005 YU55
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Can you own an asteroid?

The political leanings of your favorite TV characters
Homer Simpson
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The political leanings of your favorite TV characters

Discovered: The most distant galaxy we've ever seen?
Spotted: The most distant galaxy ever recorded?
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Discovered: The most distant galaxy we've ever seen?

Should politicians ever wear jeans?
Mitt Romney speaks to Iowa steel workers: Countering President Obama's Bain attack, Romney released a web video illustrating how his private-equity firm helped the working class.
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Should politicians ever wear jeans?

Did Fox News cost Mitt Romney the election?
Sad Romney 2
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Did Fox News cost Mitt Romney the election?

Do abortions really cause breast cancer?
Anti-abortion and pro-abortion rights advocates both concede that the landmark abortion ruling of Roe v. Wade is effectively obsolete today, says Dahlia Lithwick at Slate.
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Do abortions really cause breast cancer?

Was Jesus really born on Dec. 25?
Pope Benedict XVI kneels to pray in front of the traditional nativity scene, in St. peter's square, December 31, 2009.
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Was Jesus really born on Dec. 25?

Which presidents have been portrayed in the most movies?
Daniel Day-Lewis in "Lincoln"
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Which presidents have been portrayed in the most movies?

The Olympians of 100 years ago: A visual retrospective
What Olympians looked like 100 years ago
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The Olympians of 100 years ago: A visual retrospective

Why do British singers sound American?
The magnetic force of The Beatles could once draw together a crowd of millions; Can they unite a lame duck congress together as well?
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Why do British singers sound American?

The Harvard neurosurgeon who wants you to believe he visited heaven
The Harvard neurosurgeon who wants you to believe he visited heaven
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The Harvard neurosurgeon who wants you to believe he visited heaven

In defense of male nannies
Male nanny
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In defense of male nannies

Is robot-human marriage in our future?
Is robot-human marriage in our future?
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Is robot-human marriage in our future?

Shackle sneakers and other boneheaded fashion ideas
Adidas shackle sneakers
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Shackle sneakers and other boneheaded fashion ideas

Are fat men more trustworthy?
Are fat men more trustworthy?
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Are fat men more trustworthy?

Meet your hominid ancestors: A slideshow
Meet your hominid ancestors: A slideshow
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Meet your hominid ancestors: A slideshow

Do Facebook's interns make more money than you?
A "like" symbol outside the Facebook headquarters in California
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Do Facebook's interns make more money than you?

How did a U.S. sprinter finish a race on a broken leg?
Manteo Mitchell
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How did a U.S. sprinter finish a race on a broken leg?

The distressing rise of the virtual girlfriend
The distressing rise of the virtual girlfriend
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The distressing rise of the virtual girlfriend

The recession-proof fireworks industry
Fireworks
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The recession-proof fireworks industry

Paddleboarding: America's newest fitness craze?
Paddleboarding
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Paddleboarding: America's newest fitness craze?

PHOTOS: Stalking the paparazzi
PHOTOS: Stalking the paparazzi
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PHOTOS: Stalking the paparazzi

The long, strange history of Christmas carols
The long, strange history of Christmas carols
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The long, strange history of Christmas carols

How Wendy's made a comeback
How Wendy's made a comeback
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How Wendy's made a comeback

Do child prodigies owe their talents to autism?
Do Child Prodigies Owe Their Talents to Autism?
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Do child prodigies owe their talents to autism?

The GOP convention: How Republicans hope to reinvent Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney
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The GOP convention: How Republicans hope to reinvent Mitt Romney

Why The Avengers is like a corporate retreat for superheroes
The Avengers
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Why The Avengers is like a corporate retreat for superheroes

How gay marriage finally won at the polls
How gay marriage finally won at the polls
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How gay marriage finally won at the polls

How sitcoms are depicting the election
Alec Baldwin in "30 Rock"
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How sitcoms are depicting the election

Mickey Mouse wants to spy on you
Mickey Mouse and friends are trying to trademark "SEAL Team 6," apparently inspired by the commandos who took out Osama bin Laden.
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Mickey Mouse wants to spy on you

Your tweets are about to get longer
Judging from the language they use in their 140-character dispatches, Twitter users aren't as happy today as they were in early 2009, researchers say.
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Your tweets are about to get longer

WATCH: The secrets of a master pickpocket
WATCH: The secrets of a master pickpocket
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WATCH: The secrets of a master pickpocket