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Wooooooooooooooooo

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And the Crowd Goes Wild

Well, more specifically they go “Wooooooooooooooooooooo.” As it turns out, the studio audience at a Saved By the Bell taping tended to do that a lot.

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The Live Show About Nothing

These college students wanted to do something, yada yada yada, a live stage version of Seinfeld.

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The Geography of Fandom

Sports experiences vary greatly depending on where you live. People who live in the Midwest know beer, mustaches and heartbreak. People out West are familiar with beach balls, the Dodgers and DVR.

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A Letter To Verizon Customers

This should explain the entire situation.

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Blue For Boys. Pink For Girls.

If you walk the aisles of a children’s toy store you’ll notice this certainly seems to be a rule in our society. But why is it?

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Why Is It A Mug?

I always just assumed that a 1920s mobster made it up.

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Pressing RECORD on Your Dreams

Will it someday be possible to make a record of your nighttime visions?

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Well, That Helped

These subtitles are full of errors and weird stuff and just generally way off. But in many cases they make the show more entertaining.

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Did You Read This Far Down?

A lot of people don’t. Here’s why.

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Volcanic Eruptions Under Antarctic Ice
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Solid Evidence of Eruptions Under Antarctic Ice. Over 100 volcanoes, hidden under ice sheets, could destabilize the continent.

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In 1859, the United States and Britain Almost Went to War Over a Pig. The farmers of San Juan Island called in the troops to determine sovereignty once and for all.

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The Contentious Physics of Wiffle Ball. An engineer explains his experiments to find out why it curves.

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A Fortune Lost at Sea: Ship Sinks with California Gold Rush Treasure. Hundreds died, and the loss of gold caused several banks to fail.

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How Don Hewitt Invented 60 Minutes and Changed Journalism Forever. The show is beginning its 50th year on the air.

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This Ghost Town was Aiming Nuclear Missiles at America from Just 125 Miles Away. Gudym, on the eastern edge of Russia, is now just a shell of its former self.

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How Scientists are Revolutionizing Beer. Small batches of craft beer enable brewers to experiment and innovate.

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Welcome to One of the World's Last Matriarchal Societies. Kihnu, an island off the coast of Estonia, is struggling to preserve its culture.

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Why Denmark is the World's Happiest Country
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5 Reasons Why Danes Are Happier Than the Rest of Us. The surprise is not the reasons themselves, but the fact that they are common among the population.

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Who Would Win in a Competition Between a Science Museum and a Natural History Museum? A game of one-upmanship was played out on Twitter, and readers were the winners.

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What Happens When War Is Outlawed. Fifteen nations did just that in 1928, but it didn't last long.

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My Three Years in Identity Theft Hell. Proving who you are when someone else is, too, becomes a full-time job with no perks.

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Elon Musk Releases an Explosive Mega-Collection of His Greatest Rocket Failures. Still, risking failure is the only path to technological breakthrough.

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Put Away Your Pumpkins, It's Still Summer. Autumn creep is a sign we're becoming divorced from the natural progression of the growing season.

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Early Time Travel? Why Britain Lost 11 Days in 1752.

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