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27 Brutally Honest License Plates. People will pay a premium for plates that do nothing but make us smile.
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Watch pro skateboarder Bob Burnquist burn it up on his backyard MegaRamp. Keep watching, because the real action starts at about 6:30.
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10 Great Filmmakers’ Top 10 Favorite Movies. There's some pretty good recommendations on what you should watch this weekend.
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The cast of The Walking Dead tease us about season four. It looks to be more violent than ever, if that's even possible.
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An extended cut of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is coming out this fall, with 13 minutes of extra footage. You can see one deleted scene already.
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Watch a fishing cat at the National Zoo teach her six-week-old kitten to fish in a pool. Little Wasabi just wants to play!
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5 Sitcoms You Might Not Know Were Based on Real People or Events. Imagine what it would be like to see your life broadcast with a laugh track.
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Seven Crazy Things Ariel Castro Said Yesterday. The Cleveland kidnapper was full of excuses, but got life plus a thousand years anyway.
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The science behind delivering a 13.5-pound baby. With the reasons why every expectant mother should have prenatal care and monitoring.
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Creepy Home Decor. There are ways of making your dinner guests go home at a decent time.

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When Movie Trailers Mislead
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7 Times Misleading Movie Trailers Didn't Align with the Film. The trailer's only purpose is to get you into the theater, where you may be surprised.

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Flowers Have Secret Blue Halos That Bumblebees Can See. The effect is produced mechanically instead of chemically.

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Searching for the Identity of San Francisco’s Mysterious Mummified Girl. DNA analysis and a painstaking records search have given her a name and a history.

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Charles Laughton in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The making of the 1939 film was an extreme experience for its star.

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Learn to Make Alien Facehugger Pudding Cups for Your Halloween Party. They have edible Alien eggs and facehuggers, they fizz, they glow in the dark, and they're delicious!

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From Folk to Acid Rock, How Marty Balin Launched the San Francisco Music Scene. More than just the founder of Jefferson Airplane, he encouraged the opening of clubs and auditoriums, promoted festivals, and welcomed bands from all over.

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The Wikipedia Markov Masher is a generator that will mix two Wikipedia articles together into a paragraph that almost, but not quite, makes sense in an artificial intelligence way. See some really funny examples here.

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11 Scientific Reasons Why Being in Nature is Relaxing. That's a lot of reasons to go outside today.

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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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