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Why binge-watching old shows is more fun than binge-watching new ones
But binge-watching "House of Cards" the weekend it comes out does not feel like a relaxing reward. It has nothing to do with reclaiming time and everything to do with time being dictated to you.
Sure, in theory, you can watch whenever you want.
Sex isn't the political killer it used to be
Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford survived trying to cover up his infidelity with a tall tale about hiking the Appalachian Trail and returned to Congress. Bill Clinton, who was impeached for his transgressions, left office with a 68 percent approval rating, and his wife is the leading candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination.
New study: Elephants console each other
Scientists have shown that Asian elephants do indeed get distressed when they see others in trouble, and they reach out to console them — just as humans tend to do when we see someone suffering.
VIDEO: Beam falls from ceiling of Assembly Hall
Tuesday night's Big Ten basketball game between Iowa and Indiana was postponed after a piece of metal fell from the ceiling onto seats at Assembly Hall. Here is a video showing the beam falling.
Limiting college football's offense creates clear winners and losers
The rules of college football could soon change to limit teams from snapping the ball until 29 seconds or less remain on the play clock. The rule would handicap quick offenses and benefit teams with deep defenses. What does it mean for fans? That depends on what kind of football you like to watch.
Augusta National removes 'Eisenhower Tree' after ice storm
A 65-foot tree named after the nation's 34th president on the 17th hole at Augusta National Golf Club was removed over the weekend after sustaining "irreparable damage" during an ice storm at the home of the Masters Tournament.
Football helmets don't protect side of head from blows in tests
Players using current football helmets aren't adequately protected against hits to the side of the head, which can lead to sometimes-lethal concussions and brain swelling, researchers said.
Teen mom claims she has killed at least 22 people in five states
At 13, Miranda Barbour says she reluctantly helped kill her first victim in Alaska, but then went on a spree of slayings in California, Texas, North Carolina and Pennsylvania. Local, state and federal authorities are investigating her claim made in a jailhouse interview with the Sunbury, Pa., Daily Item.
Bode brought to tears: Social media reacts
After U.S. skier Bode Miller won a bronze medal in Sunday's super-G, he broke down in tears during an interview with NBC's Christin Cooper that drew considerable backlash on social media. Here is a sampling of reaction.
VIDEO: Snake-handling pastor dies after bite
Snake-Handling pastor Jamie Coots of Middlesboro, Kentucky died on Saturday night, after a snake bit him during his church service. Coots had appeared on the National Geographic Television reality show 'Snake Salvation.'
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