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The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Odd news items from all over.

Collector Buys Christian Bale’s Batsuit for $250,000

Anna Green

An anonymous private collector recently purchased Christian Bale's Batsuit at an auction held by The Prop Store.

Celebrate Friday With These Terrific Amazon Deals

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, September 30.

$1.65 Million Chess Set Recreates Battle of Issus

Michele Debczak

The pieces depict Athena, King Darius III, and Alexander the Great.

Stolen Van Goghs Found After 14 Years

Jake Rossen

One of the biggest art crimes in recent memory has been solved.

8 Tasty Facts About Dave & Buster's

Jake Rossen

The food-and-games franchise once let players take a ride in an electric chair.

Retrobituary: Raymond Scott, Avant-Garde Creator of Classic Cartoon Music

Jay Serafino

The man who gave Looney Tunes their sound was an eccentric electronic music pioneer.

The Most Popular Delivery Food in Each State

Jennifer M Wood

Believe it or not, pizza doesn’t have a monopoly on food deliveries.

68 Percent of People Feel They Don't Get Enough Rest, Report Finds

Anna Green

A recent survey of more than 18,000 people from 134 countries found that 68 percent of people feel they don’t get enough rest.

6 Can't-Miss Titles Hitting Netflix in October

Jake Rossen

New this month: an actor who refused his Oscar, an original documentary, and the return of the creepiest show on TV.

Pangolins Are Now Protected By the World’s Strictest Trade Laws

Michele Debczak

The unusual creature is the most-trafficked animal on Earth.

13 More Punny Halloween Costumes

Miss Cellania

Clever Halloween costumes that make you think a minute and then laugh!

Want to Log Your Meals? Just Snap a Photo With This App

Rudie Obias

It also suggests low-calorie menu items at nearby restaurants.

This Great Barrier Reef Timelapse is Gorgeously Creepy

Rebecca OConnell

When you speed up the movements of coral, it looks a little off.