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This Doping Scandal Shook The Sports World. Here’s How They Did It.

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These Historical Photos Are Completely Messing With Our Perception Of Time

Time can play tricks on us when we least expect it. We know the facts about important moments in world history, or the lives and deeds of our favorite leaders and heroes from the past, but sometimes, we don’t realize what else was going on at the exact same time. These historical photos are giving us a new perspective — and we’re having trouble wrapping our heads around it.

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The Blue Calamintha Bee: Rumors of Its Extinction Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

The World Wildlife Fund speculates that at least 10,000 different species go extinct every year. That's the bad news. The good news? Sometimes we get to update that number downwards by surprise re-appearances. Case in point? The Blue Calamintha Bee.Found, and quickly lostMellitologists — they study bees — first discovered Osmia calaminthae in 2011. They promptly lost track of the Calamintha Bee...

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The Royal Pastry Chefs Treated The World To The Queen’s Birthday Cupcake Recipe

Her Majesty the Queen of England treated the world to a special gift on her birthday in April. In celebration of her 94th trip around the sun, the royal pastry chefs shared her birthday cupcake recipe. Taking to Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, the Royal Family wished Queen Elizabeth a happy birthday on April 21st. The three styles of cupcakes were beautifully...

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