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The McHula Pineapple Burger That Almost Was

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A Real Fishtale

The McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish was created by a desperate restaurant owner who thought it was a better idea than a pineapple hamburger.

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A Brilliant Cover For A Brilliant Book

This version of Fahrenheit 451 has a really (match) striking cover.

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Adopt Ben Franklin’s Morning Routine

You don’t end up on the $100 bill without having a successful plan.

Also: Not all of Franklin’s plans were great. He once tried to electrocute a turkey.

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Great Musician

Fifty years ago, the Beatles made a really terrible business deal.

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You May Think You Married An Ogre

But these people really did. They’re part of this funny list of weirdly-themed weddings.

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And One More Wacky Wedding

This Calvin & Hobbes affair is my personal favorite.

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The Fakest UFO Video You’ll Ever See

This is even more fake than a flying saucer made of two paper plates, because at least the paper plates actually exist. Confused? Just check this out.

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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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