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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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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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