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Where Ninjas Go Shopping

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Go Shopping, Go Stealth

The Privacy Gift Shop sells all sorts of nifty gadgets for the person that wants to remain unseen.

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Back to Back to the Future

The AV Club "Pop Pilgrims" series visits Hill Valley.

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For All Your Frozen Foods and Frozen Prisoners

This Han Solo refrigerator would be the ultimate conversation piece for your next party.

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I’ll Just Stick to Doodling

Very few people can paint very well. Even fewer can paint so well that they create an optical illusion containing two images in one.

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From Above

The name of the group How Ridiculous is rather fitting when you see the once-in-a-lifetime basketball shot they made.
(Actually, they claim it took 62 attempts to finally make it. So, I guess it’s more like a once-in-62-tries basketball shot.)

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From Way Above

These before-and-after Google Earth images tell amazing, and sometimes awful, stories.

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Coming Distractions

Check out this preview of fall films hitting screens soon. A number of these look really, really good.

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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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