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On-Air Anchorman Battles

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Break Out the Tridents

They may not rise to the level of Ron Burgundy and the Channel 4 News Team’s epic battle, but there are plenty of examples of news anchors throwing verbal bombs at one another.

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Cracking Kryptos

You’re probably familiar with the CIA Kryptos which has puzzled codebreakers and amateur detectives for several decades. Now you can hear the story of the person that has finally cracked the toughest part of it.

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Soda vs. Pop

You guys vs. Y’all. Garage sale vs. Rummage sale. ThanksGIVing vs. THANKSgiving. Check out a geographical breakdown of the language feuds that divide the nation.

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This Ain’t No Walk On the Beach

The name Vista Hermosa (which means “beautiful view” in Spanish) sounds like a ritzy oceanfront condo community. In reality it’s Venezuela’s grittiest prison. Seems like a rather odd name.

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Won’t You Be-Bah-Bah-Be My Neighbor

You can never have too many Mr. Rogers remixes.

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The Who, What, When, Where & How of Walter White

The creators of Breaking Bad recently did a Reddit AMA. Find the highlights here.

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This Video Would Have Made More $ Than After Earth

They should have just released this compilation of WIll Smith sounds.

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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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The Phantoms of Paris
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The Phantoms of Paris. Dark ghost stories from the City of Light.

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How Hippies Put on the Worst Music Festival in History. The Erie Canal Soda Pop Festival outdid Woodstock in bad planning and poor execution.

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A Very Special 1970s Nightmare, Starring Vincent Price, H.R. Pufnstuf, and the Brady Bunch. Variety shows were a simple way for TV networks to recycle familiar faces.

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Just About Everything We Know About the Pard. For hundreds of years, the leopard was thought to be a cross between a lion and a pard.

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Lt. Cliff Judkins Fell 15,000 Feet and Lived. His fighter jet caught fire, his ejection seat didn't work, and his parachute didn't open.

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The Great Thaw of the American North is Coming. The loss of permafrost will have profound effects.

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The Creepiest Urban Legend in Every State. How does your state's tale stack up against the others?

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Ada Lovelace: The First Computer Programmer. In the 1840s, she crunched the numbers that were the software for a theoretical machine.

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