A scene from Disney's Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983).
A scene from Disney's Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983).
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Disney's Fascinating Dark Phase of the 1970s and 1980s

A scene from Disney's Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983).
A scene from Disney's Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983).
Walt Disney Productions

Exploring Disney's Fascinating Dark Phase of the 1970s and '80s. Trying to appeal to teenagers left some odd films in their lineup.

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The 1968 Book That Tried to Predict the World of 2018. " ... for every amusingly wrong prediction, there’s one unnervingly close to the mark."

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What's the Smallest Hole a Mouse Can Squeeze Through? Do not miss the video of the shrew with homemade sound effects.

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Young Student Secretly Photographs People with Hidden Spy Cam in the 1890s. The candid shots from the streets of Oslo are much more revealing than the portraits of the era.

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Why Big Pets are Great for Small Kids. There's some truth in the "gentle giant" stereotype.

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Dear Eater: Inside the International Restaurant Chain Run by the North Korean State. It's a scheme to funnel international currency to the state, but is the food any good?

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A scene from Disney's Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983).
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How James Cameron Crafts Perfect Sequels
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Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Aliens and Terminator 2: How James Cameron Crafts Perfect Sequels. There's still no hope for another Titanic story.

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How Exactly Does Binary Code Work? Learn how "off" and "on" leads to everything you see on the internet.

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25 Years Ago, Sleepless In Seattle Found the Romantic Hiding in the Cynic. Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks made a love story in which the principles didn't meet until the very end.

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When a DNA Test Shatters Your Identity. Unexpected results happen so often that support groups have formed to help people deal with the trauma.

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33 Clever Copycat Recipes For Your Favorite Chain Restaurants. These are particularly helpful when you live far away from those eateries.

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How Inclusive are Beauty Brands Around the World? Depending on where you live, you might not be able to find foundation makeup that matches your skin color.

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Community Plumbing: A Tribute to the Neighborhood Hardware Store. They are a reminder of how real-world skills can be developed to fix what's wrong.

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10 Movies That Were Banned in China. Some of the reasons might have you scratching your head.

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A scene from Disney's Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983).
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50 Things to Know About Aquaman
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and Ratpac-Dune Entertainment LLC
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and Ratpac-Dune Entertainment LLC

50 Things to Know About Aquaman. To be precise: About the Aquaman movie set to hit theaters in December.

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Barbie is Now a Woke Vlogger. For a toy fashion model, her advice for young women is amazingly spot-on.

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This Is Your Brain on Fatherhood. Only about 10 percent of mammalian species provide paternal care for babies, but those who do have a better chance of survival.

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What Does a Six-Legged Robot Flowerpot Do? It seeks out sunlight, water, and whatever else the plant may need.

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Hospital Food: Unappetizing Meals for Sick People. The switch from home convalescence to feeding a variety of inpatients is the reason hospital food is so bad.

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Are You a Money Ostrich? The first step toward understanding your financial situation is to stop avoiding it.

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The Secretive Mega-Companies Behind Your Glasses. Chances are that your lenses and frames are made by two companies that control the global market.

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10 Beloved Animals From Ancient History. Their monuments have lasted thousands of years.

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