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The History Behind New York City’s Most Iconic Holiday Decorations. And for those of us who didn't know they were iconic, a nice introduction.
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It’s A Terrifying Life: Three Reasons The Christmas Classic Is Actually A Horror Movie. It's easy to imagine that Hitchcock had something to do with it.
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Two inmates escaped from a federal prison in Chicago by tying bedsheets together and climbing down the outside of the building, just like in the movies. Too bad the guards didn't see that movie.
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How To Cut A Pizza. The proper technique depends on the number of people you're serving.
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A dust storm in west Texas caused havoc on the roads. In one area of I-27 alone, 23 cars careened ran into each other because of sudden low visibility.
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More and more veterans are waiting so long to get their disability or pension benefits that they die before they are approved. A large number of aging veterans, Agent Orange claims, and injured young veterans are overwhelming an already creaky system.
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NASA's new prototype spacesuit looks awfully familiar. Where have we seen this design before?
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WENCESLAS: The Man, the Myth, the Christmas Carol. Find out what's history and what was embellished for a rhyme.

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December 21, 2012 - 12:05am
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