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Hilarious Twitter Ingeniously Pairs Pictures of Animals with the Foods They Look Like

Is that a sheepdog or a mop? Parrot or guacamole? Sometimes, it's hard to tell which is which. Twitter user Karen Zack (aka @teenybiscuit) cleverly demonstrates this with her hilariously ongoing photo series that questions whether something is an animal or an inanimate object.<p>The way Zack does this …

The mosquitoes that changed history

<b>(CNN) —</b> In Spanish, mosquito translates to "little gnat," but its impact on history has been far from miniscule.<p>In just the most recent example, mosquitoes are spreading the Zika virus throughout South and Central Americas, causing an increased incidence of birth defects.<p>However, the species of …

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Backstage at the Westminster Dog Show: Pictures

Adorable Tool-Dog is Man’s Best Assistant Who Helps Humans Fix Cars

Although dogs are traditionally known as man's best friend, there's one pup out there who's earned himself a different title: man's best assistant. Recently, an adorable Dachshund was spotted in a car repair shop wearing an interesting little outfit. On what looks like a repurposed t-shirt with a …

Super-Earth In Outer Solar System Is Incredibly Unlikely

The odds that our solar system harbors a super-Earth on its outer fringes are longer than the chances of winning a state lottery (or at least 200 million to one), says a University of Hawaii planetary scientist. In fact, the recent news flap over the potential detection of a rocky planet in a very …

The Scientific Reasons Why Introverts And Extroverts Are Different

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>I’m standing in the crowd in front of the stage at the small gritty music club. My two friends—both extroverts—are on either side of me, swaying along with the crooning Indie singer and smiling. I was having fun for a while, but now I’m ready to head home …

You Won’t Believe What one Kind Woman Did For a One-Eyed Kitten Found in a Shelter (PHOTOS)

Although there is no doubt that people love cats, there is still a huge problem with pet homelessness in the U.S. It is estimated that there are …

Glenn Beck's Perfectly Adorable Response To Donald Trump's Insult

Awwwwwwww!<p>Donald Trump's many Twitter feuds have often turned ugly... but this might be the first to have an adorable twist.<p>On Wednesday, the GOP presidential frontrunner fired off one of his infamous late-night insults, this time targeting conservative media personality and founder of TheBlaze …

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Wrong Answer

In an era of high-stakes testing, a struggling school made a shocking choice.<p>One afternoon in the spring of 2006, Damany Lewis, a math teacher at Parks Middle School, in Atlanta, unlocked the room where standardized tests were kept. It was the week before his students took the Criterion-Referenced …

Kara Swisher Is Silicon Valley’s Most Feared and Well-Liked Journalist. How Does That Work?

<b>The technology journalist</b> Kara Swisher likes to call herself Sherlock Homo, but on a spring evening in Austin, where she’d come for the SXSW …

If you can’t choose wisely, choose randomly – Michael Schulson

<i>We could start with birds, or we could start with Greeks. Each option has advantages.</i><i><br>Let’s flip a coin. Heads and it’s the Greeks, tails and it’s the</i> …

What’s behind your blood type?

After over a century of study, we're still not entirely sure.<p>When my parents informed me that my blood type was A+, I felt a strange sense of pride. …

My Life with Piper: From Big House to Small Screen

The other true story behind ‘Orange Is the New Black’<p><b>By Larry Smith</b><p><b>I was 29 years old</b> and living the dream, or at least my version of it, when …

Stalker in the Attic: The Cyberbully Who Spies on 12-Year-Old Girls in Their Home

<b>On a Monday afternoon in late March,</b> 12-year-old best friends Melody Coffey and Julia Young sat in Melody's room, mulling the latest message from …

Sex Without Fear

Gabriel and his friends like to go dancing at places in Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen like Viva and Pacha. One night last winter, they ended up at a …

The Down And Dirty History Of TMZ

How a lawyer from the San Fernando Valley created a gossip empire and transformed himself into the most feared man in Hollywood, all by breaking a few long-held rules and, as rumor has it, lording over a notorious vault full of secrets.<p>For just $53, you can purchase a guaranteed front-of-the-bus …