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The Story of the Soaker

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Revisiting Your Favorite Childhood Toy

Who is the wonderful, amazing, beautiful genius that brought us the Super Soaker?

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Revisiting Your Favorite Childhood Films

Check out the interesting trivia on some of the most popular kids sports films of the last few decades.

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What This All About?

Song Stories are great, short little explanations of what or who well-known songs are all about.

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Stars and Insomnia

Camping could be the key to finally getting some Z’s.

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Or Sleep In High Style

If camping doesn’t work, these tree houses are pretty incredible and well-equipped.

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Always Be Prepared

Take a look at the speech the Queen of England planned to give in the event that nukes started dropping.

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An Old Friend Turns 50

We all have an old friend that we were once a lot closer with. Lately none of us have really had any use for this old companion. And though they are (almost entirely) gone, they shouldn’t be forgotten.

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Other Forgotten Things

These have also gone the way of the cassette.

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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots?
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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots? Data from the MESSENGER probe proves the tiny planet is more interesting than we ever knew.

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How Antonio Banderas Conquered His Fear of Playing Picasso. The role of his hometown hero was intimidating before now.

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What Kind of Town Elects a Cat as its Mayor? The kind of town Talkeetna, Alaska, is.

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Where the Amish Go on Vacation. A neighborhood in Sarasota, Florida, is the place for an annual respite from normal work.

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8 Serious Hollywood Scenes That Looked Hilarious Before CGI. Don't let a look behind the scenes ruin your suspension of disbelief.

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A Cat Walks Into a Deli ... And the clerk helps him select a choice cut of meat.

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How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838. The Mudfog Association proposed using automatons to provide immersive entertainment.

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The Jewish Psychic Who Tricked Hitler. Erik Jan Hanussen was a master at manipulating gullible people, up to a point.

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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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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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