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Inside the New Legoland Hotel

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Behold the Legoland Hotel

Your room is 100 percent guaranteed to have a small, hard piece of jagged plastic for you to step on.

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How Many Different Things Can Make A Little Kid Cry?

Tons. This hilarious blog shines a light on some of the more unpredictable causes.

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No Nonsense Nuptial Invitations

It’s refreshing for the bride and groom to come right out and acknowledge that some of you wedding guests just don’t want to be there.

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Another Flea Market Masterpiece

Every once in a while you hear about someone finding a valuable piece of art at a thrift store, garage sale or flea market. Marcia Fuqua found an authentic Renoir, and then things got interesting.

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How Do You Launder 11K Pounds of Nutella?

A giant hazelnut heist has been perpetrated in Germany. What are the thieves to do now?

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Listen Up, Squatters

These mansions are really interesting ... and totally empty.

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April 9, 1865: Lee Waves the White Flag

Robert E. Lee surrendered and ended the Civil War 148 years ago today.

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The Battle of New York: An Avengers Oral History
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The Battle of New York: An Avengers Oral History. It took a huge team of professionals to pull it off.

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The Mountain Man Who Outran His Captors Barefoot and Naked. John Colter had to think fast to escape Blackfoot country.

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A Program to Guide You to College Success. First-generation college students do much better when they have personal guidance from trained counselors.

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When Don the Talking Dog Took the Nation by Storm. He only knew eight words, but was the hit of the vaudeville circuit.

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A Spring Drive in Nepal. A driver must have nerves of steel to avoid waterfalls cascading over the mountain road.

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The Heart-Racing Drama of Dissecting a Beached Whale. Dr. Joy Reidenberg shares stories from her unique job.

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The Robot-Operated Power Plant of the Future. One is already being built in Japan.

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7 Times People Were Awarded Lifetime Supplies Of Things. That's the way to make a few lifetime fans.

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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots?
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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots? Data from the MESSENGER probe proves the tiny planet is more interesting than we ever knew.

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How Antonio Banderas Conquered His Fear of Playing Picasso. The role of his hometown hero was intimidating before now.

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What Kind of Town Elects a Cat as its Mayor? The kind of town Talkeetna, Alaska, is.

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Where the Amish Go on Vacation. A neighborhood in Sarasota, Florida, is the place for an annual respite from normal work.

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8 Serious Hollywood Scenes That Looked Hilarious Before CGI. Don't let a look behind the scenes ruin your suspension of disbelief.

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A Cat Walks Into a Deli ... And the clerk helps him select a choice cut of meat.

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How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838. The Mudfog Association proposed using automatons to provide immersive entertainment.

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The Jewish Psychic Who Tricked Hitler. Erik Jan Hanussen was a master at manipulating gullible people, up to a point.

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