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The Missing Links: Confounding Fortunes

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Oh Great Fortune Cookie, Show Us the Way

Or baffle the heck out of us. That works too.

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Yesterday Was the Day For Love

And now, back to the heartache, thanks to this great super cut of cinematic rejections.

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For All Your Finicky Rockstar Contract Rider Needs

This machine sorts them for you.

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The Search For Unattainable Pop Art

The AV Club has a great list of the long lost artifacts of pop culture.

And, for what it’s worth, I’ve been looking for a copy of the Fast Times at Ridgemont High book for a long time. Let me know if you have one.

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All of the Sudden Star Wars Is Geeky

The galaxy far, far away somehow becomes even more sci-fi brainy when you start breaking down plot points and evaluating their scientific merits.

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An Earth-Like Planet Is Really Close to Us

Well, it’s 13 light years from us. But considering the vastness of space, that’s just a hop, skip and a jump away.

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17 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads
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17 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads That Are Actually Really Helpful. You can never spend too much time bonding with your child.

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Raccoon and the Light. The cute animated story of a raccoon that found a flashlight shows what forest creatures do in the dark.

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Behind the Scenes at the National Zoo’s Kitchen. Catering to the needs and preferences of 1800 animals is no picnic.

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The Stanford Prison Experiment was Massively Influential, But Fraudulent. Shocking experiments become classics, while their irregularities and the failure to replicate their results are barely noticed.

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4 True Crime Stories Starring Famous Historical Figures. Featuring Abraham Lincoln, Arthur Conan Doyle, Queen Elizabeth, and Colonel Sanders.

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Bark In The Park Event Goes Sideways. What could possibly go wrong when you combine good dogs and flying baseballs?

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What Do Women Want? Pockets! There's no good reason we can't stash a phone as easily as men do.

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Why Father's Day Was 58 Years in the Making. It wasn't an official holiday until 1972!

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The Day the Sun Erupted
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The Day the Sun Erupted. Every 11 years or so, plasma will spew hundreds of thousands of kilometers out from the sun's surface.

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The Hidden History of Shanghai’s Jewish Quarter. The city welcomed refugees from Nazi persecution when no one else would.

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The 10 Most Deceptive PR Campaigns in History. Watch out for the dehydrated cane syrup from a banana republic!

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The Saga of the MPR Raccoon. One wild animal in downtown St. Paul brought thousands of people together.

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The First Look At Wonder Woman 2 Sees a Surprising Hero Return. What could have been a spoiler is now the main promotional hook.

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The History of Flexi Discs. Sound recordings on the cheap alternative to vinyl were good for everything from marketing to Cold War smuggling.

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30 Iconic Performances That Were Actually Plan B (Or Plan Z). In the end, the right person got to play the role or sing the song.

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9 Alarming Facts About Coral Reef Bleaching. The cascading disaster affects all parts of the ocean's ecology.

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