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The Quest to Clone John Lennon

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“You May Say I’m A Dreamer…”

Said the man who wants to use John Lennon’s tooth to create a clone of him.

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Not Your Typical Vacation Video

Escape From Tomorrow is a “fantasy-horror” film that was secretly filmed inside the Walt Disney World and Disneyland theme parks without the parks’ permission, and even without them knowing it was happening. Check out the production section of the film’s wikipedia page to learn how they did it. The film screened at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and now has a release date.

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Before It’s Live

This New York Times article features 22 current and former cast members sharing the story of their SNL auditions.

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Want to Watch Steve Martin and Kermit the Frog Play "Dueling Banjos"?

What type of human being doesn’t want to see Steve Martin and Kermit the Frog play "Dueling Banjos"? I’m not sure I want to meet a person that doesn’t want to watch Steve Martin and Kermit the Frog play "Dueling Banjos." And so, without further ado, here is Steve Martin and Kermit the Frog play "Dueling Banjos."

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Have You Heard the Tale of Johnny Appleseed?

What about Pecos Bill? Or Old Stormalong? This old American folklore map captures those and many more.

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Jetpacks Are Still A Ways Off…

But at least self-driving cars may arrive soon.

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I Believe I Can Fly

Find out why human cannonballs don't die.

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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish
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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

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10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

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An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are practically everyday events, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history.

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Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

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The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

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Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama.

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The Origin Story of the Peace Sign. It was a call for nuclear disarmament almost 60 years ago.

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10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind. If only we could get our jeans and socks to last so long.

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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