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10 Cool Things About Neil deGrasse Tyson

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10 Cool Things About Neil deGrasse Tyson. The Sexiest Astrophysicist Alive is more than just a scientist.

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Cast Your Vote in the Best Illusion of the Year Contest. But first, bend your brain by watching all 10 finalists.

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20 Genius Halloween Costume Ideas for People Who Are Pregnant. You don't want to miss the rare opportunity to get creative and make people smile.

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I Ate Like Warren Buffett for a Week, and It Was Miserable. The billionaire survives on Coca-Cola and fast food.

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The Wara Art Festival Features Giant Sculptures Made of Rice Straw. Watch a timelapse video of how they are constructed.

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Thought Lost to History, These Rare, Early Films Survived Thanks to a Crafty Showman and a Savvy Collector. While Hollywood discarded its earliest treasures, Frank Brinton stored them in his Iowa basement.

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A Definitive, Absolutely Correct, Unquestionable Ranking of the Months of the Year. Surprise! The best one is October.

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10 Monstrous Facts About Frankenstein. The first science fiction novel had many influences.

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When Movie Trailers Mislead
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7 Times Misleading Movie Trailers Didn't Align with the Film. The trailer's only purpose is to get you into the theater, where you may be surprised.

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Flowers Have Secret Blue Halos That Bumblebees Can See. The effect is produced mechanically instead of chemically.

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Searching for the Identity of San Francisco’s Mysterious Mummified Girl. DNA analysis and a painstaking records search have given her a name and a history.

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Charles Laughton in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The making of the 1939 film was an extreme experience for its star.

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Learn to Make Alien Facehugger Pudding Cups for Your Halloween Party. They have edible Alien eggs and facehuggers, they fizz, they glow in the dark, and they're delicious!

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From Folk to Acid Rock, How Marty Balin Launched the San Francisco Music Scene. More than just the founder of Jefferson Airplane, he encouraged the opening of clubs and auditoriums, promoted festivals, and welcomed bands from all over.

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The Wikipedia Markov Masher is a generator that will mix two Wikipedia articles together into a paragraph that almost, but not quite, makes sense in an artificial intelligence way. See some really funny examples here.

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11 Scientific Reasons Why Being in Nature is Relaxing. That's a lot of reasons to go outside today.

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Vampires, Ghosts, and Dark Shadows Beauty Pageants
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Vampires, Ghosts, and the Dark Shadows Beauty Pageants of the Early 1970s. The Miss American Vampire Contest was a hit, but Miss Ghost America was not.

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As Users Opt for the Discounted iPhone 7, iPhone 8 Sales Underwhelm. It turns out that price and features matter more than owning the latest version, which may bode poorly for the iPhone X.

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Naps Have Amazing Health Benefits. Just a little shut-eye can make you more productive the rest of the day.

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The Incredible Story of Dawn Doe, the Real Skeleton in Dawn of the Dead. The movie crew didn't know they were using a real human skeleton until years later.

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There are No Spiders in This Pie. In case you were thinking there were, which you were not.

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It's Time to Bring Back Memento Mori.  Reminders of our own mortality could spur us to make the most out of the time we have.

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12 Creepy DIY Halloween Projects to Scare Your Guests. Any of them will add life to your Halloween party!

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