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1. Ranking the Bad Guys

No sports flick is complete without a great bad guy. Johnny. White Goodman. The Beast. See how they rank.

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2. Pee-wee’s Big Return

Everyone’s favorite man-child is getting closer to being back on the big screen.

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3. Stop Me If You’ve Heard This Before... Or If You Plan On Putting Me Into A Forced Labor Camp

It’s dangerous being a stand-up comic in North Korea.

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4. and 5. The Little Monster

There’s a miniature version of Fenway Park in Vermont that is used for Wiffle Ball. It’s pretty cool. Here’s an unbelievable catch made there recently.

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6. and 7. The Science of the Molasses

Mental Floss previously covered the Great Molasses Flood of 1919. Now learn more about the science of it.

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8. Science Explains: How to Be Happy

Let science explain how you can gain contentment.

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9. and 10. Into Oz

The Wizard of Oz premiered on this date in 1939. Do you know where the premiere took place? If you answered Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, then you obviously know a ton about that movie.

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11. Give Me Back My Slippers

Dorothy’s ruby slippers are just one of a handful of notable movie props that have gone missing.

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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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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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