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Taking Pictures That Sparkle

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Painting With Sparklers

I know you have sparklers lying around that you’re not thrilled to use today. So why not use them instead to create some really amazing photographs?

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If You Buy American

If you’re a U.S. consumer, you’ll likely recognize each of the jingles jammed into this quick ditty.

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As American As Spam

Unfortunately, the junk mail seems to be more quintessentially American these days than the canned meat product. And spam mail continues to evolve to try to find its mark.

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That Museum Is Really Moving

No, seriously, it’s REALLY moving.

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Thank You Caesar Rodney

Even though nobody remembers you or these other completely ignored founding fathers.

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The British Village That Loves Independence Day

Warton, Lancashire always joins in the celebration.

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Joe Jackson Wasn’t Alone

Some of these other athletes had interesting shoeless moments also.

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Isn’t It Ironic?

I have an English degree and I’m still not 100 percent sure if some of these photographs can be defined as irony.

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Where Are They Now: Ricky Bobby Edition

On America’s big day let’s find out what happened to one of America’s biggest (fictional) sports heros.

And if you haven’t gotten enough Will Ferrell, here’s his famous impression of Harry Caray mixed with one of this year’s most famous songs.

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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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