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The Doctor's Regenerations

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A History of Doctor Who's Weird, Wonderful, and Very Awkward Doctor Replacements. It will happen once again this Christmas.

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The Mischievous ‘Ghost Hoaxers’ of 19th-Century Australia. The fad was often just for fun, but was sometimes a cover for criminal activity.

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The Deadliest Natural Disaster in U.S. History. The 1900 hurricane left over 6,000 dead in Galveston.

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Lost Boy, The Peter Pan Prequel That Tells Captain Hook's Side of the Story. According to this book, the pirate was once a lot like Peter.

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The winners have been crowned in the annual Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest, held by the English Department of San Jose State University. The contest seeks to find the very worst opening sentence for a novel, although the novel itself doesn't exist.

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The facts behind the first human embryo to be edited by CRISPR. A mutant gene that leads to heart disease was successfully removed.

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America's Giant Fighting Robot Is Finally Here. Two years after the initial challenge, MegaBots Inc. unveiled the robot that will fight Japan's champion robot.

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12 Seductive Facts About The Graduate. The 1967 film ushered in a new era in Hollywood.

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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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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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