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A Great Way to Lose Everything

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But That’s A Really Cool Dreadlocked Banana

This guy lost his ENTIRE LIFE SAVINGS on a carnival game.

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That Art Is So Moving

Ever wonder how gigantic sculptures and art installations are transported? This article provides some photographic insight. And here’s some information on how Lady Liberty got to America.

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Illusions of the 1800s

This book contains fascinating diagrams and illustrations that reveal the tricks behind Victorian era illusions.

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No Man Left Behind

A new documentary tells the story of an American soldier who was left behind in Vietnam, and is still there four and a half decades later.

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The Personification of Buildings

The Faces in Places blog spots a lot of mugs on buildings, but they somehow missed these delightful animated gifs of buildings reacting as they fall down.

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Who Is Jason Collins, You Ask?

Well, he was Jason Segal’s high school teammate.

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Wonder how Astronauts puke in space?

Wonder no more, and let Chris Hadfield tell you how it's done:

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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution
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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution. The story of the discovery of green fluorescent protein.

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Ranking America’s Top 10 Chain Restaurants. When you're on the road for the holidays, you'll know what to expect for dinner.

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How Hoarding Works. It's not just a habit or a hobby, but a serious mental illness.

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Meet the Most Toxic Plant in North America. Whatever you do, do not eat the spotted water hemlock.

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Why Millennials are Facing the Scariest Financial Future of Any Generation Since the Great Depression. Being born in the wrong year has consequences that last a lifetime.

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How Titanic’s Iconic Necklace Almost Sank an Entire Company. The J. Peterman Company was the only officially licensed producer of the Heart of the Ocean.

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Star Wars and the Unfortunate Ubiquity of the Final Climactic Explosion. It's happened several times already; let's see something different.

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13 Weird and Wonderful Gingerbread Houses. You can make anything from imagination and royal icing.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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