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Want to have the best spring break ever? Take advice from these 14 Hollywood movies!
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Adorable Old Couple Is The Real-Life Notebook. He reads his wife diary entries from their life together to battle the effects of Alzheimer's.
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Behind the Gates of Chios' Abandoned Leper Colony. After housing the lepers of Greece for hundreds of years, it's now a beautiful ruin for explorers.
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A 7-year-old boy bit into a pop tart and noticed that its shape looked like a gun, so he said "Bang bang!" You can guess what happened next: yep, a two-day suspension.
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Pope Fever Grips Rome. As the cardinals arrive, so do their fans, the tourists, the journalists, and the souvenir-sellers.
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A British hacker was imprisoned for internet fraud. He then signed up for a prison IT class, got access to a computer, and hacked into the prison's mainframe.
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How good can a six-year-old breakdancer be? Bgirl Terra owns the house at Chelles Battle Pro 2013 in France -and her slightly-older opponent isn't half-bad, either.   
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7 musicians kicked out of the band they helped start. Seniority matters not when you bring everyone else down.
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6 Horrifying Modern Cannibals. Including one who is a free man due to a technicality.  

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Why Hospitals Started Displaying Babies Through Windows
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Why Hospitals Started Displaying Newborn Babies Through Windows. And why we don't want the custom to die out.

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When London Bridge Moved … to Arizona? The entire stone bridge was dismantled, shipped, and rebuilt in the American desert.

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The Tom and Jerry Story. Almost 80 years later, we still enjoy the cat-and-mouse game.

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11 Geographic Markers That Are Totally Inaccurate. It could be a mistake, a matter of convenience, or the shifting earth.

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5 Sequels That Introduce Huge Plot Holes To The Originals. You'd think that someone somewhere would be in charge of making film franchises internally consistent from one movie to the next.

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Zero-G Blood and the Many Horrors of Space Surgery. We'll have to be ready for it if we're going to Mars.

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Meet the Man Who Has Lived Alone on This Island for 28 Years. In 1989, Mauro Morandi's catamaran drifted onto Budelli Island in the Mediterranean Sea, and he never left.

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14 Huge Facts About Elephant Seals. They stand out even among weird marine animals.

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Peanuts Aren't Nuts
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Why aren't peanuts classified as nuts? Turns out, they're closer to green beans than you think. Peanuts are biologically legumes.

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What This Company Is Offering Employees Is Raising a Privacy Debate. Would you let your company implant a chip in your hand?

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Your Roomba is Spying on You. The devices have been gathering information about your home, and that data could be more valuable to Roomba maker iRobot Corp than the sales of its vacuum cleaner.

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The Legend of The Fatal Sisters: Voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau put a curse on plantation owner De Coucy, swearing his bloodline would die out, but he ignored it.

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Are Helicopter Parents Ruining Summer Camp? Kids don't mind giving up their cell phones for the week, but it really bothers parents.

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He Thought Butternut Squash was Cheese: Funny observation of the daily struggles of customer service employees and the fact that the customer is not always right.

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Why you should vacation somewhere new, unexpected, and totally out of your comfort zone.

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15 Monumental Facts About the Lincoln Memorial. One tidbit: The project took a long and winding road from idea to finished structure.

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