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The Odd March of the Peabody Ducks

The Peabody Hotel has five permanent residents that get the red carpet treatment every single day. And they’re ducks.

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Happy Birthday, Robert Zimmerman

You probably know him better as Bob Dylan. Here’s an interactive map of his many geography-based songs.

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I Know It Was You, Buster

The Bluth and the Corleone families are both involved in criminal enterprise and are taken over by a son named Michael. So it stands to reason that they’d get a brilliant mashup like this.

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Springfield, Florida

Take a look at a preview image of the new Simpsons theme park opening this summer.

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Science Explains: How to Stop Being A Jerk

Of course, if you’re a jerk you’ll probably just make fun of this study and anyone that buys into it. There’s the rub.

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Disorder in the Court

People often cite the McDonald’s hot coffee case as the grand example of frivilous lawsuits. Well, these are much better examples to use going forward.

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You’ll Flip For This

Check out the world record for most backflips on a pogo stick.

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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