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The Most Difficult Books to Make Into Movies

Some books feel like they were written specifically so that they could be turned into movies: books like The Count of Monte Cristo, The Godfather, or, more recently, Harry Potter and The Hunger Games read like cinematic storylines committed to paper. With the release of ambitious adaptations of Cloud Atlas and Anna Karenina, we’ve been thinking
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Just Thinking About Science Can Make You More Moral

Any time there's a scientific study, it's always worth it to ask yourself about every factor involved, before taking the report to heart. That's because while science is great, scientists sometimes aren't. They're people just like anyone else, and people do things for specific reasons (cough, cough — money). So while there's plenty of reasons Read More
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The Best Vice-Presidential Stories in History

It turns out the "second most important job in the land" has somehow been occupied by a range of weird and/or criminal elements that you probably never heard of, ranging from Elbridge Gerry (who?) to Spiro Agnew (eww). Here’s our list of the weirdest, most interesting, most entertaining VP stories in history: Aaron Burr Shoots Alexander Read More
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