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Animals Used to Be Put On Trial

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The People vs. Pig

There was actually a time when pigs and other domesticated animals were put on trial in a court of law. With an actual judge. And lawyers.

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Speaking of Animals In Court

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog is suing Carnival Cruise Lines for their use of his name.

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An Amazing Love Story

This man doesn’t recall anything of any kind but for one very important detail about his wife.

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A Confusing Love Story

This man died for love, I guess, or something like that.

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Yeah, I’m Sure That Was Just A “Meteorite”

That’s exactly what “they” want you to think. Who are “they”? "They" could be anyone. Bone up on what “really” happened with this rundown of the best Russian meteorite conspiracy theories.

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Ol' Blue Eyes & The Hairpiece Challenge

Check out Frank Sinatra’s interesting proposition.

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The Academy Connections

Many of this year’s Oscar nominees know one another.

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C’mon, No Way This Happened

This news headline is just so perfect and beautiful and meant for the internet. The offense itself is terrible. But still.

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How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler?
20th Century Fox
20th Century Fox

How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler? With the addition of lightsabers!

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The Mysterious Origins of the First Scandinavians. The tools they left behind suggested that migration may have come from two directions.

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When Quackery on the Radio Was a Public Health Crisis. From magic bracelets to goat gonad transplants, medical marketers got rich.

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Found: The Real Bullitt Mustang That Steve McQueen Tried (and Failed) to Buy. The '69 sports car had been in private hands since after the movie wrapped.

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When Did People Start Making Bread? A short history of the staple that feeds the world.

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How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations. First off, pretend you're a man.

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The Skillet. Susannah Nesmith beautifully chronicles the legacy of her great-great-grandmother's iron cookware.

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12 Cultured Facts About the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Knowing these will enhance your visit, whenever that happens.

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Son of Frankenstein: Hitting the Horror Trifecta
Universal Pictures
Universal Pictures

Son of Frankenstein: Hitting the Horror Trifecta. A perfect ending to the first great movie trilogy.

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It Wasn't Easy Being Green for These Mysterious Children in 12th-Century England. The village of Woolpit has never been the same since.

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The Strange History of One of the Internet's First Viral Videos. If you had an email address in the late 1990s, you probably received a video file titled “badday.mpg” at least once.

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The Contentious Burial of Bo-Bo, the Blenheim Spaniel of Civil War Hero General Daniel E. Sickles. His relatives didn't want the beloved dog interred in the family plot.

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Here's Why Your Body Stores More Fat in Certain Places. Hormones do it, but in an insanely complicated manner.

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Butterfly Breeder Romy McCloskey Saw One Emerge from its Chrysalis with a Torn Wing. So she got her tools together and performed a wing transplant.

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How to Get Your Procrastination Under Control. It's a matter of valuing the things you need to do.

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19 Times That Actors Have Been Injured On Set. Some of the scenes were then included in the finished film.

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