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10 Things You Didn't Know About Albert Einstein

The man who had some theories about relativity was also an eccentric who gleefully eschewed socks, dodged German military service and spurned social conventions.

    • Why do some people believe the moon landings were a hoax?

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      Why do some people believe the moon landings were a hoax?

      It was a small step for a man, a giant leap for mankind. But some people say that the moon landings never happened at all. Why all the conspiracy theories?

    • How Fear Works

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      How Fear Works

      What exactly is fear? In this article, we'll examine the psychological and physical properties of fear, find out what causes a fear response and look at some ways you can defeat it.

    • 10 Wrong Grammar Rules Everyone Knows

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      10 Wrong Grammar Rules Everyone Knows

      Will the grammar police really arrest you if you start a sentence with a conjunction or end one with a preposition? There's only one way to find out.

    • How ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) Works

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      How ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) Works

      In the 1938 baseball season, slugger Lou Gehrig suddenly lost his swing. His slip was a sign of ALS, the degenerative disease that would eventually kill him. What is ALS?

    • 5 Tips for Backyard Movie Night

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      5 Tips for Backyard Movie Night

      Turning your yard into a mini movie theater is a great way to entertain friends and enjoy the outdoors. But to put together the perfect cinematic soiree, you want to make sure everything's just right.

    • How Yo-Yos Work

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      How Yo-Yos Work

      Yo-yos can be traced back at least 2,500 years. They're toys with true staying power, and lately they've gone high-tech. Ever heard of a yo-yo with a clutch?

    • What if I never took a bath?

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      What if I never took a bath?

      Your initial reaction to the thought of no more baths may be "gross!" But there also could be more serious ramifications than an unpleasant layer of grime.

    • 10 Most Long-lived Empires in History

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      10 Most Long-lived Empires in History

      Empires rise and empires fall -- it's a seemingly unavoidable fact of life on Earth. But these superpowers reigned longer than any others. What can we learn from their missteps and achievements?

    • Top 10 Things Your Nails Say About Your Health

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      Top 10 Things Your Nails Say About Your Health

      Whether trimmed or long, polished or plain, your nails say a lot about the state of your health. What warning signs are literally at your fingertips?

    • 10 Things You Should Never Throw Away

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      10 Things You Should Never Throw Away

      There are things we consciously recycle, such as used clothing, and there are things we toss without a second thought, like foil and rubber bands. But the latter have uses you may never have dreamed of.

    • 10 Failed Google Projects

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      10 Failed Google Projects

      Most people think of Google as a giant juggernaut of Internet success. But even the company behind the world's most popular search engine has had its share of blunders.

    • Dragon Con Survival Guide

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      Dragon Con Survival Guide

      Dragon Con, an annual sci-fi and fantasy convention in Atlanta, can be quite overwhelming for the first-timer. Make sense of the sensory overload with our guide to surviving Dragon Con.

    • 10 Gadgets That Really Should Be Obsolete By Now

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      10 Gadgets That Really Should Be Obsolete By Now

      Technology is ever-evolving, so gadgets that were cutting edge just a few years ago are already obsolete. Here are 10 that linger, though we'd happily eulogize them.

    • How do erasers erase?

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      How do erasers erase?

      Ahhhh, the good old No. 2 pencil and its oft-used eraser. Have you ever wondered exactly what science is at work when that pink, rubbery lifesaver eradicates your blunders?

    • Why do men have nipples?

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      Why do men have nipples?

      During early pregnancy, both male and female human embryos develop something called milk lines, ridges that eventually recede into nipples. Why have some species lost this unisex trait, and can human men actually produce milk?

    • 10 Famous Fake Antiques and the Suckers Who Bought Them

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      10 Famous Fake Antiques and the Suckers Who Bought Them

      We use the term "suckers" lightly -- even experts have been fooled by some of the faux antiques on this list. How can a painting, sculpture or sacred document carry a false identity for so long, and what happens when the ruse is revealed?

    • 10 Dramatic Acts of Human Kindness

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      10 Dramatic Acts of Human Kindness

      The news is filled with a never-ending stream of tragedy and cruelty, but also with gestures and acts meant to improve the lives of others -- and the world. Here are 10 of our favorites.

    • 10 Historically Inaccurate Movies

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      10 Historically Inaccurate Movies

      These films look like blooper reels when you compare them to history books. From anachronisms to flat-out lies, creative license reigns in this list.

    • How are whitewater rapids classified?

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      How are whitewater rapids classified?

      Rafting or kayaking whitewater rapids is an exhilarating way to spend an afternoon. But have you ever wondered who came up with the ratings for the rapids? Who decides how dangerous a rapid is?

    • 10 Completely Wrong Ways to Use Commas

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      10 Completely Wrong Ways to Use Commas

      Commas are notoriously tricky punctuation marks, and with good reason. So how can you know if you're using them correctly? It comes down to one question: Is it essential?

    • Stuff You Should Know: Psychology Is Nuts: The Stanford Prison Experiment

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      Stuff You Should Know: Psychology Is Nuts: The Stanford Prison Experiment

      In 1971, a group of psychologists divided college students into guards and prisoners for an experiment. Shortly after that, everybody involved went nuts.

    • Who invented the X-ray?

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      Who invented the X-ray?

      We take X-rays for granted. We get them at the dentist's office and watch them while clearing luggage through security at the airport. But did you know they were discovered by accident?

    • What if everyone on Earth spoke the same language?

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      What if everyone on Earth spoke the same language?

      Would the people of the world get along better if they spoke the same language? Or would it just be easier for us to hate each other?

    • 10 Careers for People Who Love to Travel

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      10 Careers for People Who Love to Travel

      Some people like to stay in. Others want to get away every chance they get -- if they can afford it. What if you could travel the world and get paid for it? Sound too good to be true? Here are 10 careers designed to satisfy anyone's wanderlust.

    • 10 Classic Camping Meals

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      10 Classic Camping Meals

      One of the best parts about camping is the food, and there are some classic meals that were made for the outdoors. We've got 10 that will make you want to set up your tent and get a fire going.

    • Top 10 Bass Fishing Lures

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      Top 10 Bass Fishing Lures

      Bass fishing lures come in every imaginable color, shape and size and texture. So how do you know which one is right for your next fishing trip? We'll show you 10 of the best.

    • 10 Differences Between Macs and PCs

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      10 Differences Between Macs and PCs

      Are you a Mac or a PC? Or, are you wondering what the difference is? We've broken down these computers to reveal their strengths and weaknesses.

    • Top 10 Influential Business Models

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      Top 10 Influential Business Models

      What guarantees a company's success? Celebrity endorsements? A high influx of customers? Profitable stocks? Without a solid business model, any company can crumble into oblivion after riding the tide of good fortune.

    • Top 10 Healthy Chicken Marinade Ideas

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      Top 10 Healthy Chicken Marinade Ideas

      Ah, chicken. So versatile, so healthy, so bland. Well ... not quite. We've got some healthy marinades designed to blast some flavor and fun into your chicken dishes.

    • 10 Great Snack Ideas for the Beach

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      10 Great Snack Ideas for the Beach

      A day at the beach is supposed to be fun and relaxing, but nothing can stress you out faster than going hungry after all that swimming and running around. Luckily, we've got a few snack ideas for your trip down the shore.

    • 10 Home Remedies for Allergies

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      10 Home Remedies for Allergies

      Need allergy relief? The following home remedies are designed to help reduce the discomfort caused by the most common allergies.

    • Top 10 Things You Should Not Share on Social Networks

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      Top 10 Things You Should Not Share on Social Networks

      If your Facebook status update reads, "Leaving for France!" you're not just gloating about your trip. You're letting everyone know that your house will be empty for about 10 days. Bad idea.

    • 10 Scientific Laws and Theories You Really Should Know

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      10 Scientific Laws and Theories You Really Should Know

      Even if you don't find yourself, say, operating a scanning electron microscope all that frequently, you might want to brush up on these 10 scientific laws and theories. After all, they're some of our best tools for describing how the universe works.

    • 10 Great Reasons to Change Jobs

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      10 Great Reasons to Change Jobs

      Leaving a job can be one of the most stressful occasions in your working life, but some situations make it almost mandatory for a career-minded person to make a change. What are some of the best reasons to switch to a new job?

    • Top 10 Heart Attack Symptoms That Should Have You Calling 911

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      Top 10 Heart Attack Symptoms That Should Have You Calling 911

      A heart attack is no time to overanalyze your symptoms. Sections of your heart could be dying. So what heart attack symptoms should have you reaching for the phone?

    • 10 Wedding Traditions With Surprising Origins

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      10 Wedding Traditions With Surprising Origins

      Like anything in human history, many traditions have evolved from old ideas that we may see as a little strange today. How did some of our most common wedding traditions come about?

    • 10 Most Popular McDonald's Menu Items of All Time

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      10 Most Popular McDonald's Menu Items of All Time

      If you can name the sandwich behind the jingle that starts, "Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese," then you already have one out of 10. What else makes the cut?

    • 10 Bizarre Ways to Die

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      10 Bizarre Ways to Die

      There are a lot of ways to die. Some are just more interesting than others. For example, death by deodorant or death by underwire bra.

    • 10 Quick Ways to Make Money

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      10 Quick Ways to Make Money

      Every now and then you'd like (or really need) a little extra cash. So how can you scare it up with not too much effort? We've got some smart ways.

    • Top 10 Tips for Preventing Underarm Odor

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      Top 10 Tips for Preventing Underarm Odor

      Underarm odor isn't pleasant for anyone -- not for the poor sweaty sap experiencing it, or his neighbors. Luckily for everyone, effective remedies abound.

    • Top 10 Family Reunion Games

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      Top 10 Family Reunion Games

      Sometimes a reunion is the only time you get to see some of the people in your family. But there's only so much catching up you can do. What games can you play to keep from getting bored at your next family reunion?

    • Top 10 Study Tips for the GRE

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      Top 10 Study Tips for the GRE

      Are standardized tests the stuff of your nightmares? Find out how you can sleep easy again with these 10 tips for making the GRE less daunting.

    • Top 10 Natural Exfoliants

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      Top 10 Natural Exfoliants

      For skin exfoliation, a lot of people prefer to go natural -- using ingredients that can be found at the local health food store or even at the supermarket. But what ingredients make a good exfoliant?

    • 10 Ways to Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half

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      10 Ways to Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half

      Eating at home is usually less expensive than eating out at a restaurant, but those grocery bills can certainly add up over time. We've come up with 10 tips that can help you reduce your bill, maybe by 50 percent.

    • 10 Best Barbecue Side Dishes

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      10 Best Barbecue Side Dishes

      What barbecue is complete without complementary side dishes? They pair exceptionally well with grilled foods, not only because they score serious points for taste but also for their practicality.

    • Top 10 Treatments for Yellow Nails

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      Top 10 Treatments for Yellow Nails

      Unless you always hide your hands and feet, someone's bound to see your nails eventually. Wouldn't it be nice if they weren't a funky, dried-out yellow?

    • 10 Home Remedies for Sunburn

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      10 Home Remedies for Sunburn

      If you've overexposed your skin to the sun and end up with a sunburn, these home remedies can make you a bit more comfortable. See 10 home remedies for sunburns to get started.

    • 10 Best Smelling Flowers

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      10 Best Smelling Flowers

      Why do some people love flowers so much? It could be their delicate beauty or bright colors, but more than a few will cite the way they smell. There's a reason why Shakespeare felt compelled to contemplate the sweet scent of the rose, after all. Here are 10 of the most fragrant flowers around.

    • What causes underarm darkening?

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      What causes underarm darkening?

      Deodorant can help to prevent your underarms from committing olfactory offenses. But what can you do about pigmentation problems under there?

    • What causes the smell after rain?

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      What causes the smell after rain?

      I've noticed a lot of times, especially in the spring and summer, that there is a strong, funny smell after it rains. Sometimes it is a good smell, and sometimes it is unpleasant. What causes this smell?

    • What's the difference between torque and horsepower?

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      What's the difference between torque and horsepower?

      Horsepower and torque are closely related -- but what sets them apart?

    • How do roaches get into homes?

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      How do roaches get into homes?

      You catch it out of the corner of your eye -- a dark creature crawling up the wall behind your couch. Then the unspeakable -- it dives at your hair. Good grief, it flies? And why is it here?

    • How long after sex does conception occur?

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      How long after sex does conception occur?

      When it comes to making a baby, odds are stacked against any one sperm making it to the finish line: the egg. Assuming both people are healthy, how long do sperm need to complete the race? Could you be pregnant before you get up for a drink of water?

    • Are men and women's roles in society changing?

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      Are men and women's roles in society changing?

      Traditionally, men have served as the breadwinner for a family while women governed the domestic sphere. But have the tables turned? And is the recession behind it?

    • What is chewing gum made of?

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      What is chewing gum made of?

      Ever wonder what chewing gum is made of and why it doesn't dissolve in your mouth? Find out your answers in this article about chewing gum.

    • What does thread count really mean?

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      What does thread count really mean?

      You might suspect thread count is simply a marketing ploy to make Egyptian cotton sheets sound more luxurious. But it's really a scientific term, with strict federal standards on how those threads are counted.

    • How do stock options work?

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      How do stock options work?

      Stock options can be beneficial for both employees and employers who provide them. Why do many employees prefer stock options to cold hard cash or better benefits?

    • What were Nikola Tesla's famous inventions?

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      What were Nikola Tesla's famous inventions?

      Nikola Tesla was a pretty cool guy. Companies and rock bands have been named for him, and he pops up in Hollywood movies regularly. Not bad for one of history's greatest inventors. But what did he do to earn his fame? Here are some of Tesla's standout inventions.

    • What's the difference between ice cream, frozen custard, gelato and frozen yogurt?

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      What's the difference between ice cream, frozen custard, gelato and frozen yogurt?

      Americans love frozen desserts. But ask someone on the streets what the difference is between ice cream and gelato, and you're likely to get a blank stare. What separates frozen custard from frozen yogurt?

    • How can someone die from drinking too much water?

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      How can someone die from drinking too much water?

      Most of us think of water as the healthiest drink in the world. But in abnormal amounts, it can actually cause death. How can a liquid you need to stay alive end up killing you?

    • How often should I replace my car battery?

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      How often should I replace my car battery?

      You probably don't think much about your car's battery -- as long as it's working well. But even the best battery eventually transforms from a chemical powerhouse to a chemical paperweight.

    • How do energy drinks work?

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      How do energy drinks work?

      Energy drinks are everywhere, but how exactly are they supposed to give you energy? What's really in them, and are they safe? Find out.

    • How long do automotive spark plugs last?

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      How long do automotive spark plugs last?

      Spark plugs play a critical role in your car's engine. Of course, they don't last forever, so it's important to replace your spark plugs from time to time. Do you know how long spark plugs typically last?

    • What happens in the brain during an orgasm?

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      What happens in the brain during an orgasm?

      Sex for many people is just a precursor to this intensely pleasurable event. What exactly is going on inside when you lose control?

    • Are humans really descended from apes?

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      Are humans really descended from apes?

      Since Charles Darwin published the theory of evolution by means of natural selection, myths and misinterpretations have eroded public understanding of his ideas. Ready to take another look at one of the related questions that just won't die?

    • What is a nautical mile, and how does it differ from a normal mile and a kilometer?

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      What is a nautical mile, and how does it differ from a normal mile and a kilometer?

      A nautical mile is used for navigation at sea. It is a unit of measurement that is based on the circumference of the Earth. How does it relate to a standard mile and a kilometer? Find out in this article.

    • What are the differences between the various chapters of bankruptcy?

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      What are the differences between the various chapters of bankruptcy?

      Bankruptcy chapters can be really confusing -- there are specific chapters for both business and personal filing. What do they all mean?

    • What caused the Dust Bowl?

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      What caused the Dust Bowl?

      What if the land you relied upon simply blew away? In the 1930s, poor stewardship and crushing drought created black blizzards and an internal American exodus known as the Dust Bowl.

    • How fast do nails grow?

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      How fast do nails grow?

      If you're a parent, you might have noticed that your child's fingernails always need clipping, whereas your broken nail is taking weeks to grow back. Why do some nails grow quicker than others, and how fast do nails really grow?

    • What are the odds there is life in outer space?

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      What are the odds there is life in outer space?

      Are we alone? Jodie Foster's character in "Contact" didn't think so, and neither do the scientists who've been listening for an extraterrestrial message for decades.

    • Why do we say 'bless you' or 'gesundheit' when people sneeze?

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      Why do we say 'bless you' or 'gesundheit' when people sneeze?

      Many of us offer a blessing when someone sneezes, and we don't even know why. Why does a sneeze get a "bless you" when a cough goes unanswered?"

    • What is an IP address?

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      What is an IP address?

      Your IP address is one of 4.3 billion unique numbers that identifies your computer on the Internet. Learn the different IP classes and discover how your computer gets its own address.

    • Can you get pregnant any time in your monthly cycle?

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      Can you get pregnant any time in your monthly cycle?

      It may seem that getting pregnant doesn't take much precision. Sperm meets egg, and a baby's conceived. The odds are good -- about 85 percent of hopeful couples will conceive within a year -- but can you get pregnant any time in the monthly cycle?

    • Inside a Tennis Ball Launcher

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      Inside a Tennis Ball Launcher

      While practicing your swing, have you ever wondered how that tennis ball launcher could manage a perfect serve every time? Go to the next image to see how the tennis ball launcher looks on the inside.

    • Image Gallery: Getting More Sleep

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      Image Gallery: Getting More Sleep

      Getting enough sleep can reduce inflammation in the body, increase physical performance and help you live longer. Get more ideas on getting rested in this image gallery.

    • Emotion Pictures

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      Emotion Pictures

      Laugh and the world laughs with you, the saying goes. In our image gallery, experience the range of human emotions from around the world.

    • Solving a Futoshiki Puzzle

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      Solving a Futoshiki Puzzle

      All it takes to solve a futoshiki puzzle is a little logic. Find out how to solve a futoshiki puzzle with this quick tutorial.

    • Skyscraper Pictures

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      Skyscraper Pictures

      Skyscrapers are fascinating engineering feats, but they can also be beautiful additions to city skylines. Travel to new heights with this skyscraper gallery.

    • Inside the Nintendo 3DS

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      Inside the Nintendo 3DS

      The Nintendo 3DS is a hand-held gaming device that incorporates 3-D graphics without requiring special glasses. We've taken apart one to show you what's inside this game system.

    • Image Gallery: Extreme Grilling

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      Image Gallery: Extreme Grilling

      Grilling has been around almost as long as humankind has had fire. It has become a culinary art that has outgrown kitchens and simple backyard barbeques. Extreme cooks are pushing the limits and are trying to perfect their methods everyday.

    • Timeline of Sex Pictures

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      Timeline of Sex Pictures

      The how-tos of sex haven't changed much over the ages, but our understanding of what's actually happening (and why) took off during the Renaissance. How have humanity's thoughts and beliefs about sex evolved throughout history?

    • Home Theater Pictures

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      Home Theater Pictures

      Home theaters come in all shapes and sizes. Check out these pictures to get ideas for building or updating your very own home theater!

    • Battery Pictures

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      Battery Pictures

      Batteries power innumerable objects in our world and are becoming more "green" every day. Take a look at the history, technologies and environmental concerns surrounding these everyday powerhouses.

    • Beach Pictures

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      Beach Pictures

      Whether you're looking for relaxation or exhilaration, a coastal getaway can meet your needs. From Bali to Cali, act like a globetrotter and take a look at some of the world's most beautiful beaches.

    • Mount Everest Pictures

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      Mount Everest Pictures

      The forbidding slopes of Mount Everest have captivated mountain climbers for decades ... though you can never really conquer Everest, merely survive it.

    • Image Gallery: Get Connected to the Internet

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      Image Gallery: Get Connected to the Internet

      Your options for getting online are myriad, and the technology is ever-evolving. Learn about modems, cables, WiFi and hotspots in vehicles with images of Internet connection tech.

    • 20 Healthiest Foods Pictures

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      20 Healthiest Foods Pictures

      What are the world's healthiest foods? These nutrient-packed items should be part of every day diet. Try our 20 healthiest foods!

    • Pregnancy Pictures

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      Pregnancy Pictures

      Explore the stages of pregnancy with these pictures and get a first-hand look at developing fetuses and ultrasound technology. Do you know what fundal height is or when the limbs are developed? Take a look and find out.

    • All About Death

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      All About Death

      The saying goes that nothing in life is certain except for death and taxes. What do you know about death? Explore different types of burials and learn more about mortality.

    • Car Safety Pictures

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      Car Safety Pictures

      Our car safety image gallery shows you car safety features, crash testing, and other technology intended to keep drivers and passengers safe. And some features you may not have heard about.

    • Casino Pictures

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      Casino Pictures

      Some of the most popular casino games, such as blackjack, poker, craps and roulette are all depicted in this photo gallery. See some of your favorite casino games in this collection of images.

    • Culinary Herb Pictures

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      Culinary Herb Pictures

      Culinary herb pictures will introduce you to the world of cooking from your backyard tactics. Explore our culinary herb pictures and learn more.

    • Home Remedies Image Gallery

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      Home Remedies Image Gallery

      These home remedy pictures cover some of the most common ailments and some easy new remedies you can try at home. Learn more about home remedies.

    • 10 Biggest Bugs on Earth

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      10 Biggest Bugs on Earth

      Want a good scare? Check out these pictures of the biggest bugs on our planet!

    • Inside a Vending Machine Image Gallery

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      Inside a Vending Machine Image Gallery

      Ever wonder what's inside a vending machine? Take a look at this vending machine image gallery to find out.

    • Inside an Electric Motor

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      Inside an Electric Motor

      Have you ever wondered what goes on inside an electric motor? We've taken apart a simple electric motor that you would typically find in a toy to explain how all the parts work. See the next page to get started.

    • Fast Food Pictures

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      Fast Food Pictures

      Fast food is easy, convenient and perfect for the person on the go. Who doesn't love getting a hot, tasty meal delivered right to their door? Check out these mouth-watering fast food pictures.

    • Six Strings and Git-fiddles: Guitars and Their Players

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      Six Strings and Git-fiddles: Guitars and Their Players

      Gibson and Fender became household names thanks to legendary musicians like Hendrix. Strum through this collection of photos to see some of these famous guitarists and their instruments of choice.

    • Print This: What do you know about e-readers?

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      Print This: What do you know about e-readers?

      Whether it's a version of the Kindle or the Nook or some other variety of e-reader, electronic devices for reading books and magazines are taking over. And you know what that means: questions about which one is best. Think you know?

    • Fact or Fiction: Herpes

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      Fact or Fiction: Herpes

      When you think 'herpes,' you probably conjure up visions of cold sores or (gulp) genital blisters. And, yes, oral and genital herpes are the most common types. Test your knowledge of herpes with this quiz.

    • Fact or Fiction: The Internet

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      Fact or Fiction: The Internet

      It's hard to believe that only about 20 years ago, the Internet was a strange, new world. And now it's difficult to imagine life without it. But how much do you really know about the Internet?

    • The Ultimate Carpet Cleaning Quiz

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      The Ultimate Carpet Cleaning Quiz

      Carpet cleaning is important for keeping your carpet looking and feeling great. Take this quiz to see how much you know about carpet cleaning.

    • Are you an ignition expert? Take the quiz!

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      Are you an ignition expert? Take the quiz!

      Automobile ignition systems rely on perfect timing. A simple spark, when delivered at precisely the right moment, can mean the difference between a smoothly running, powerful engine that operates cleanly and an engine that runs rough, lacks power and produces unnecessary emissions. Let's get your motor running.

    • Fact or Fiction: Psoriasis

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      Fact or Fiction: Psoriasis

      Do you know why psoriasis develops, who gets it, and how to treat it? Test your knowledge about this medical skin problem with our psoriasis quiz.

    • Quiz: How much do you know about human trafficking?

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      Quiz: How much do you know about human trafficking?

      Men, women and children around the world have become the victims of human trafficking. They're forced to labor in sweatshops, mines, fields or homes, or they're pushed into prostitution on the street and in brothels. Are you informed about this terrible crime?

    • No Wires Required

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      No Wires Required

      Wireless networks are easy to set up and inexpensive. They're also unobtrusive -- unless you're on the lookout for a place to use your laptop, you may not even notice when you're in a hotspot. But as you’ll find out in this quiz, there’s a lot more to them than meets the eye.

    • Gadget Savvy: Electric Motors Quiz

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      Gadget Savvy: Electric Motors Quiz

      Electric motors are inside all kinds of ordinary devices, using a power source to make motion. So what makes the motor go 'round?

    • The Ultimate Genius Quiz

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      The Ultimate Genius Quiz

      Geniuses are valued because they're the ones who push human progress in great and sudden bursts. Without geniuses, we'd likely still be living in caves. If you think you're a genius now, we bet you won't when you finish this quiz.

    • Tech Talk: CPU Quiz

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      Tech Talk: CPU Quiz

      When you sit at your computer, browsing the Internet, playing video games and running word processors, it's easy to feel like you're in control. But have you ever thought about what really makes your desktop or laptop run?

    • Mental Illness Myths Quiz

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      Mental Illness Myths Quiz

      How much of what you know about mental health is fact and how much is fiction? Unravel the yarns of mental illness with our mental illness myths quiz.

    • Nice move, smarty pants! The Great Smart People/Dumb Things Quiz

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      Nice move, smarty pants! The Great Smart People/Dumb Things Quiz

      Book smarts don't equal street smarts, and public figures that we consider super savvy are just as capable of pulling spectacularly bad moves as the rest of us. Want to test your own smarts? Take our quiz!

    • Fact or Fiction: Car Flood Damage

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      Fact or Fiction: Car Flood Damage

      With all the flooding in the U.S. in recent years, car buyers should beware: Flood-damaged cars are showing up on used car lots nationwide, sometimes without any warning to potential owners. How much do you know about flood-damaged cars? Take our quiz and find out!

    • Dollars and Sense: House Buying Quiz

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      Dollars and Sense: House Buying Quiz

      Buying a home can be both thrilling and frustrating, but knowing how the process works beforehand will give you a leg up in your search. Take the House Buying Quiz to see how much you know.

    • Real Tech or 'Star Trek'?

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      Real Tech or 'Star Trek'?

      Which of the imagined 23rd-century gadgets from the original "Star Trek" and its movie and TV sequels remain futuristic, and which technologies have already been invented? Try our quiz.

    • Quiz: Do you know how Life Insurance Works?

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      Quiz: Do you know how Life Insurance Works?

      Choosing a life insurance policy can be overwhelming. Take this quiz to see how much you know about life insurance in general and the benefits of having life insurance.

    • Fact or Fiction: Are Prefab Homes Killing the Construction Industry?

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      Fact or Fiction: Are Prefab Homes Killing the Construction Industry?

      With surprisingly friendly price tags and modern designs, prefab homes offer a cheap and often green alternative to traditional housing. But are prefab homes so smart, and so hip, that they're killing the conventional construction industry? Take our quiz to weed out the fiction from the fact.

    • How to Get Rid of Blackheads Quiz

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