According to legend, the Explorers Club — a society of scientific adventurers — served its members a prehistoric dish at its annual dinner in 1951. By some accounts, the mystery meat was woolly mammoth; by others, extinct giant sloth. Now DNA analysis has provided a definitive answer — and unraveled a decades-long deception. Katherine Du/NPR hide caption

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Project Nourished's virtual eating gizmos. From left: An atomizer that releases the scents of a food; a virtual reality headset; a a device that mimics the chewing sounds transmitted from a diner's mouth to their ear drums; a cocktail glass with built-in sensors; a utensil that picks up on the diner's movements and integrates them into the virtual reality experience; and a 3-D printed food cube. Courtesy of Project Nourished hide caption

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Ontario Provincial Police snapped this photo of a snow mound with a car inside. They stopped a man in Brussels, Ontario, from driving with only the driver's side of the windshield cleared. Sgt. Russell Nesbitt/AP hide caption

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Model Crystal Hefner (L) and Hugh Hefner attend the annual Halloween Party, hosted by Playboy and Hugh Hefner, at the Playboy Mansion on October 24, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. Charley Gallay/Getty Images hide caption

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Simon Says

Playboy Mansion For Sale, Bunnies Not Included

One might think the Playboy Mansion is all fun and games, but for $200 million, it might not be worth the cost, says NPR's Scott Simon.

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A woman looks at the home page of the clothing house Barabas on Tuesday. At the time, the site featured two photos of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán. Today the site shows a different ad — one that, again, stars El Chapo. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Major #squadgoals? Taylor Swift (center) — with, from left, actress and singer Zendaya, models Martha Hunt and Lily Aldridge, and actresses Hailee Steinfeld and Ellen Pompeo at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas this May — refers to her posse as her "squad," which has prompted an aspirational hashtag. Kevin Mazur/WireImage/Getty Images hide caption

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