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25 Smart Words You Should Be Using But Aren’t

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There are countless words lying ignored in the murkier corners of the dictionary. Here's how to use them.

Inside the Mission to Intentionally Destroy the Cassini Spacecraft

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You probably saw the headlines. Here's the inside look—and the big picture.

25 Words You Didn't Know Were in the Dictionary

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Yes, there's a specific word for a treatise on a beard.

The Tiny, Pretty Diamond Spider Isn't Extinct After All

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Turns out it's been laying low in England for nearly 50 years. 

This Virtual Recipe Could Be the Future of Cooking

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The recipe lets you view every step in three dimensions before you make it.

25 Words That Don’t Mean What You Think They Do

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You can flout these rules, but you can't flaunt them.

25 Bad Luck Superstitions from Around the World

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Spilling pepper, complimenting a baby, and cutting your fingernails after dark are just a few of the things that will earn you bad luck around the world.

Get IKEA's New Pet Furniture Collection for Not a Lot of Scratch

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We still don't recommend feeding your cat the Swedish meatballs.

Experts Still Don't Understand Stockholm Syndrome. Here's Why

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Researchers aren't even sure whether it should be considered a disorder.

In 1909, a Door-to-Door Catnip Salesman Incited a Riot in New York

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"Why don’t you arrest the catnip? That is collecting the crowd. Not I,” he argued.

25 Words That Don’t Mean What They Used To

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It’s to be expected that the words we use will change and develop over time. In some instances, these developments can lead to words gaining new meanings entirely different from their original implications.

14 Things You Owned in the '70s That are Worth a Fortune Now

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These rare toys, albums, and housewares could make garage sales worth your while.

Skipping Breakfast Could Be Bad for Your Heart

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Make time to eat breakfast in the morning—your body will thank you.

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