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Sex Advice Columnist Dan Savage Still Fresh After 20 Years

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 5:22pm

The gay activist, journalist, and sex advice columnist talks about the evolution of readers' questions, and dispels the notion of "normalcy" when it comes to dating.

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GGG

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 5:22pm

What do George Washington, egg nog and Ginger Rogers have in common? They're all part of the "3G" network. Contestants giggle, gaggle and Google their way to victory in this final round.

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Grandparent Movie Database

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 5:22pm

If grandparents ran IMDB, descriptions would sound like this: "He's that one in the Grabbed movies? He has a particular set of skills." Can you guess the actors by their slightly confused bios?

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Family Guy's Alex Borstein On Her Voice, Fans, And New Gig On HBO

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 5:22pm

The Family Guy star explains the origins of Lois Griffin's voice, and discusses her new HBO show Getting On.

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This That or The Other

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 5:22pm

Is Bluetooth a historical figure, a sci-fi villain or a tech startup? There's something for every kind of nerd in our Silicon Valley-themed "This, That or the Other."

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Pixar's Brad Bird Talks French Food, Animated Rats And New Film 'Tomorrowland'

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 5:22pm

The Ratatouille creator describes the culinary process of planning for the film, and his early days as a writer for The Simpsons.

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Malady Melody

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 5:22pm

Sick of certain songs? This game features songs about being sick — we've rewritten their lyrics to be about the common illness in their titles. You give me fever!

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Icy Traffic Jam On Lake Superior Has 18 Ships Stuck

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 5:14pm

Pickup truck-sized ice chunks have left the freight ships stuck in Lake Superior. The U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards have sent in "ice breakers" to help the ships get through.

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Sushi Science: A 3-D View Of The Body's Wasabi Receptor

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 5:12pm

The same receptor on nerve endings that makes sinuses tingle when we eat wasabi plays an important role in the pain of inflammation. The first 3-D view of the receptor could lead to better pain drugs.

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Link Between Heart Disease And Height Hidden In Our Genes

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:43pm

Doctors long ago noticed that, beyond the usual influences of diet and smoking, short people seem to get heart disease more often than tall people. But why?

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