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On-Air Anchorman Battles

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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10 Holiday Controversies
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10 Holiday Controversies. What were once personal choices are now public arguments about how it should be done.

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How Zarafa, France’s First Giraffe, Became a Cultural Sensation. Artists across the country wanted to draw or paint her.

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The 6 Big Superhero Movies Of 2017, Ranked From Worst To Best. It's hard to disagree with such a short list, but some fans will.

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When They Tried to Collect on a Nonexistent Debt, This Man Fought Back. Andrew Therrien took the harassment personally, and set out to find out who was behind it.

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Competitive creative dog grooming is an activity that makes dogs into an art medium. The documentary short Well Groomed follows two creative dog groomers through the biggest such contest at Groom Expo.

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Ada Blackjack, the Forgotten Sole Survivor of an Odd Arctic Expedition. She didn't know how to shoot or trap, but she had to make it back to her young son.

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The American Savings Crisis, Explained. Even if we could build savings in this economy, it wouldn't be worth the effort.

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12 Heroic U.S. Military Chaplains. They didn't want to kill, but served by their own sacrifice.

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How Animals are Excavated at the La Brea Tar Pits
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Excavating 101 at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. See how paleontologists get those animals out of the ancient asphalt.

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Solving the Mystery of Lyme Disease. When a shocking number of children in one town developed rheumatoid arthritis, doctors and public health officials teamed up to find its cause.

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Horse Feathers: the Marx Brothers at Their Best. The 1932 film is better than its reputation.

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A Child Interviews Her Cat. Any cat owner can relate to the absolute accuracy of the cat's responses.

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10 Reasons Why We Already Know Rey Is a Skywalker. This speculation is derived from clues in The Force Awakens, and contains no spoilers for The last Jedi.

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The Netflix Movie A Christmas Prince is a Hit for All the Wrong Reasons. It might even be worth borrowing a Netflix password.

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Imagining the Jellyfish Apocalypse. As the ocean's ecosystems collapse, they are poised to take over.

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What Was FDR Doing On the "Date Which Will Live in Infamy"? Read how the president took the news of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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