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Attack of the Robot Spider

This Robotic Spider Will Haunt Your Dreams. Or if it doesn't, you can order a kit to build your own.
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This guy pranked his sleeping girlfriend with a mockup of the wraith that comes out of the TV in the movie The Ring. If they haven't broken up over it, he should be expecting payback in the future.
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The brilliance of The Man with Two Brains. The underrated Steve Martin movie is one of my favorites.
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Facebook's new Graph Search has officially gone public. You can do some pretty creepy things with it.
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The happiest dogs in the world are those with their heads hanging out car windows, enjoying the breeze. Put them together with the song “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John, and you have video magic.
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How Rocky & Bullwinkle became a TV touchstone. Quick, clever, and goofy dialogue trumped artful animation and made those 'toons memorable.
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What If The Transformers Were Dapper Steampunk Robots? Artist Brian Kesinger shows us what they'd transform from in an age before sports cars.
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Emma Woolf talks about her recovery from ten years of anorexia. Learning to eat properly is a real problem when everyone else is obsessed with dieting.
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How spider webs use electricity to catch prey. Just another of their super powers that spiders will use to take over the earth.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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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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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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