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Did You Get Fooled?

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The 10 Best April Fool Pranks From Around The Web. Just in case you didn't surf every website on the internet yesterday.
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Both William Shatner and George Takei announced their upcoming roles in the next Star Wars movie. As good as Takei looks with a lightsaber, fans of each were bitterly disappointed to learn those were April Fools.
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Watch Doctor Who as an animated webseries! The first two episodes of the stop-motion Doctor Puppet show are now online.
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The 12 Network Television Series Most Likely To Be Canceled This Month. We could advise you to watch them while you can, but with such precarious futures, they probably aren't that good.
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Linking teachers' pay to student test scores led to schools using too much time teaching students how to pass tests. Is it any wonder it also led to teachers and administrators trying to rig the scores?
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10 Classic Movies in 10 Minutes. For the busy person on the go who never got around to seeing the entire films.
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SuitSat-1: The Garbage Satellite. Who knew launching a communications satellite was as easy as throwing rubbish out the door?
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The curators of George Washington's estate at Mount Vernon periodically sell whiskey made from the first president's recipe. Whether you'd want to drink it is your own decision, because in its day, Washington's whiskey wasn't regarded as the greatest, or even average.
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What caused Kevin Ware's horrific leg injury? Outside of war and auto accidents, it takes a special combination of forces and bad luck to produce a compound fracture.

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Always Wear a Helmet
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Powerful photos to remind you to always wear a helmet.

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In 1838, Missouri witnessed the “Missouri Mormon War.” It was the first of three armed conflicts before the Mormons found their home.

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Hippies, Guns, and LSD: The San Francisco Rock Band That Was Too Wild For the Sixties. The Charlatans were ahead of their time, but flamed out fast.

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Six "Common" Medical Conditions That Don't Actually Exist. Some of them were only named in order to sell you a cure.

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Remembering Hair-Raising Landings at Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Airport. Landing on runway 13/31 was so terrifying, the procedure was called the Kai Tak Heart Attack.

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The Scariest Rides At The Fair, Ranked By An Anxious Man. Mark Shrayber is terrified of carnival rides, yet he can't help but try them.

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The 100 Greatest American Cooks of All Time. Many of the cooks on the list have a full article about them linked, which could keep you busy for some time.

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12 charming coastal towns to visit this summer. Get away from the crowds of tourists for a relaxing getaway.

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11 Fashion Trends of World War I. With the men away fighting, women went for comfort as well as style.

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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