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It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's a Terrible Movie

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Not So Super

For every Dark Knight there’s a Daredevil. These are the worst superhero movies of the last 10 years.

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A City In Disguise

If you walked by 58 Joralemon Street in Brooklyn, you’d see what looks just like a normal brick townhouse. In reality, you’d be seeing a fake house that's really an underground escape route.

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Thumbs Up To This

There’s a big difference between a thumb up and a middle finger up. Why do hand gestures come about?

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A Dying Wish Delayed

Thomas “Cotton” Jones was killed at war way back in 1944, but his final request has only now been fulfilled, as a written message has just reached his now-90-year-old high school sweetheart.

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Remembering Phil Hartman

The brilliant actor, who was killed 15 years ago today, was one of many well-known people to get their start on Pee-wee’s Playhouse. One of Hartman’s earliest recordings is now being turned into a brand-new cartoon.

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You Get What You Paid For

You buy candy at the 99-cent store and you’re bound to get something odd.

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The Early Bird Gets the Job

If you’re interviewing for a job, be knowledgeable, organized and early.

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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