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The Best Fictional Libraries in Pop Culture. You can read about these libraries in a library book while sitting in a library.
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The Internet Reacts to J.J. Abrams Directing the Next Star Wars Film. Or, let's see how many lens flare jokes can be squeezed into one meme.
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Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast. A collection of Lewis Carroll quotes in honor of his birthday.
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15 of the Funniest Sitcom Alter-Egos. An actor can stretch and go crazy when it's not his main character at stake.
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Dozens of hikers were stranded when heavy rains flooded trails in Arizona. Rescue teams pulled them out of a canyon with helicopters, ropes, and and flotation devices.
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Why does Hollywood continue to spend millions of dollars to produce films full of suspense and special effects to lead you to a horrifying payoff when videographer Ignoramusky can do all that in 45 seconds with a cat and and some music mixing software?
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Florida’s Prostitution Buster. Sheriff Grady Judd cracks down on sex workers and publishes pictures of their clients on the internet -as a personal crusade.
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Newark Mayor Cory Booker saved a dog from the freezing cold this past week. But that's just the latest of a list of the mayor's humble or heroic acts.
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"Based on a true story" doesn't tell you how much of a movie is factual. Here's how three Oscar-nominated films were embellished for dramatic appeal.
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Take a tour with Ransom Riggs to Beautiful, Alien Iceland.

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The Y Chromosome Is Slowly Disappearing
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The Y Chromosome Is Slowly Disappearing. At this rate, the male sex has only a few million years left.

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Why Brigham Young University Had a Secret Cola Vending Machine. The Mormon prohibition against certain drinks leaves a lot of room for interpretation.

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How Your Worst Fears Stack Up Against Reality. Select your top three fears, and the app will explain what your odds of dying from each one are.

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London, 1682 vs. Today. The Morgan Map has been overlaid with aerial views of the modern city for comparison purposes.

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The Boy Who Stayed Awake for 11 Days. A science fair project led to a world record that still stands.

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When Nixon Said “Sock it To Me” on Laugh-In. His 1968 appearance opened the door for presidents on entertainment shows.

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The Problem With Perfectionism. The competitive world of college has raised students' standards to a never-ending stress level.

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8 Forgotten Pie Recipes We Should Bring Back. We can make the world a better place with more kinds of pie.

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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