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  • Brian Skerry's Gorgeous Dolphin Pictures For National Geographic

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    Rebecca OConnell
    24 Apr 2015 | 10:00 pm
    For the May issue of National Geographic, photographer Brian Skerry got up close and personal with dolphins all around the world. Used to illustrate a story about dolphin intelligence, the gorgeous photographs truly caption the personality and energy of a dolphin. National Geographic was kind enough to give us access to some of the images and captions. You can read the whole story and see additional pictures here.  © Brian Skerry/National Geographic Spinner dolphins return from foraging to a bay off Oahu, Hawaii. Garrulous and gregarious, spinners gather in groups that can number in the…
  • Brian Skerry's Gorgeous Dolphin Pictures For National Geographic

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    Rebecca OConnell
    24 Apr 2015 | 10:00 pm
    For the May issue of National Geographic, photographer Brian Skerry got up close and personal with dolphins all around the world. Used to illustrate a story about dolphin intelligence, the gorgeous photographs truly caption the personality and energy of a dolphin. National Geographic was kind enough to give us access to some of the images and captions. You can read the whole story and see additional pictures here.  © Brian Skerry/National Geographic Spinner dolphins return from foraging to a bay off Oahu, Hawaii. Garrulous and gregarious, spinners gather in groups that can number in the…
  • 'Dead Poets Society' is regarded as a modern classic. But after one day of produ...

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    25 Apr 2015 | 4:50 am
    'Dead Poets Society' is regarded as a modern classic. But after one day of production, it all looked doomed.Why Dead Poets Society's Sets Were Burnt Down After One Daymentalfloss.com
  • Oakland’s First All-Black, All-Harley Biker Club

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    24 Apr 2015 | 6:00 pm
    Oakland’s First All-Black, All-Harley Biker Club
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  • Brian Skerry's Gorgeous Dolphin Pictures For National Geographic

    Rebecca OConnell
    24 Apr 2015 | 10:00 pm
    For the May issue of National Geographic, photographer Brian Skerry got up close and personal with dolphins all around the world. Used to illustrate a story about dolphin intelligence, the gorgeous photographs truly caption the personality and energy of a dolphin. National Geographic was kind enough to give us access to some of the images and captions. You can read the whole story and see additional pictures here.  © Brian Skerry/National Geographic Spinner dolphins return from foraging to a bay off Oahu, Hawaii. Garrulous and gregarious, spinners gather in groups that can number in the…
  • 50 Facts About the 50 State Capitals

    Alvin Ward
    24 Apr 2015 | 8:00 pm
    This week, John Green goes around the country pointing out interesting things about all the state capitals.
  • 15 Things You Might Not Know About 'Dr. Strangelove '

    Michael Arbeiter
    24 Apr 2015 | 6:30 pm
    Stanley Kubrick’s bleak Cold War satire 'Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb' belongs to a class and genre all its own.
  • 10 Things You No Longer See in Hotels

    Kara Kovalchik
    24 Apr 2015 | 6:00 pm
    Hotels first started popping up in the U.S. during the 18th century, but a combination of affordable automobiles and a comprehensive Interstate system helped the lodging industry to explode beginning in the 1950s. In the decades since, hotels and motels have evolved a great deal. And while some changes are for the better, some items make us nostalgic for those clichéd “good old days.”  1. Postage Paid Key Fobs When hotels and motels still used metal keys, they regularly came attached to large plastic key tags that listed not only the hotel’s name and address, but also the room number…
  • 8 Psychological Tricks of Restaurant Menus

    Jessica Hullinger
    24 Apr 2015 | 5:15 pm
    Here are some ways restaurants use their menus to influence what you’re having for dinner.
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  • Brian Skerry's Gorgeous Dolphin Pictures For National Geographic

    Rebecca OConnell
    24 Apr 2015 | 10:00 pm
    For the May issue of National Geographic, photographer Brian Skerry got up close and personal with dolphins all around the world. Used to illustrate a story about dolphin intelligence, the gorgeous photographs truly caption the personality and energy of a dolphin. National Geographic was kind enough to give us access to some of the images and captions. You can read the whole story and see additional pictures here.  © Brian Skerry/National Geographic Spinner dolphins return from foraging to a bay off Oahu, Hawaii. Garrulous and gregarious, spinners gather in groups that can number in the…
  • 50 Facts About the 50 State Capitals

    Alvin Ward
    24 Apr 2015 | 8:00 pm
    This week, John Green goes around the country pointing out interesting things about all the state capitals.
  • 15 Things You Might Not Know About 'Dr. Strangelove '

    Michael Arbeiter
    24 Apr 2015 | 6:30 pm
    Stanley Kubrick’s bleak Cold War satire 'Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb' belongs to a class and genre all its own.
  • 10 Things You No Longer See in Hotels

    Kara Kovalchik
    24 Apr 2015 | 6:00 pm
    Hotels first started popping up in the U.S. during the 18th century, but a combination of affordable automobiles and a comprehensive Interstate system helped the lodging industry to explode beginning in the 1950s. In the decades since, hotels and motels have evolved a great deal. And while some changes are for the better, some items make us nostalgic for those clichéd “good old days.”  1. Postage Paid Key Fobs When hotels and motels still used metal keys, they regularly came attached to large plastic key tags that listed not only the hotel’s name and address, but also the room number…
  • 8 Psychological Tricks of Restaurant Menus

    Jessica Hullinger
    24 Apr 2015 | 5:15 pm
    Here are some ways restaurants use their menus to influence what you’re having for dinner.
 
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