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'Where did I put my keys?': 5 strange facts about memoryOur brains are bizarre machines that can forget something just because we walked through a doorway.

'Where did I put my keys?': 5 strange facts about memory
Our brains are bizarre machines that can forget something just because we walked through a doorway.

Feast your eyes on the alien-like geysers of El Tatio
In this surreal set of images, photographer Owen Perry documents the sublime volcanic landscape of El Tatio, a bubbling geyser field nestled within the Andes mountains.

Richard Proenneke: The man who showed us how to be alone in the wildernessFor decades, Proenneke lived in a handmade cabin at Alaska’s Twin Lakes; his writings and films have left a legacy.

Richard Proenneke: The man who showed us how to be alone in the wilderness
For decades, Proenneke lived in a handmade cabin at Alaska’s Twin Lakes; his writings and films have left a legacy.

Meet Dillie, the rescued deer that rules the roostDillie the deer was rescued as a fawn. She now shares a home with her adoptive family and has even inspired a book.

Meet Dillie, the rescued deer that rules the roost
Dillie the deer was rescued as a fawn. She now shares a home with her adoptive family and has even inspired a book.

Thousands to rally in Washington in support of pit bullsMore than 5,000 people are expected to attend the One Million Pibble March organized by comedian and pit bull advocate Rebecca Corry.

Thousands to rally in Washington in support of pit bulls
More than 5,000 people are expected to attend the One Million Pibble March organized by comedian and pit bull advocate Rebecca Corry.

Scientists determine the cause of the ‘bio-duck’ quack in the AntarcticThe odd sound has been recorded for over 50 years, and in various regions in the oceans around Antarctica.

Scientists determine the cause of the ‘bio-duck’ quack in the Antarctic
The odd sound has been recorded for over 50 years, and in various regions in the oceans around Antarctica.

Naps linked with higher risk of deathDaytime snoozing was linked with an increased risk of dying from respiratory diseases in a study with participants ages 40-79.

Naps linked with higher risk of death
Daytime snoozing was linked with an increased risk of dying from respiratory diseases in a study with participants ages 40-79.

8 common phrases we owe to ShakespeareCelebrate the great bard’s birthday by throwing a few of these witty sayings into your conversations today.

8 common phrases we owe to Shakespeare
Celebrate the great bard’s birthday by throwing a few of these witty sayings into your conversations today.

12 inspiring examples of macro flower photography
Spring has sprung and that means flowers abound. Grab your camera and take your photography to the next level, using these amazing images for your creative spark.

8 frugal living fails: When being cheap goes badWhat happens when your best intentions to save money take a turn for the worse?

8 frugal living fails: When being cheap goes bad
What happens when your best intentions to save money take a turn for the worse?