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19 Jokes Only Grammar Nerds Will Understand. Actually, they're puns, but pretty good ones if you're at all literate.
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Best dad ever? He sold his issue of The Amazing Spider-Man #1 to pay for his daughter's wedding.
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10 Books Every College Freshman Should Read. It's a good thing I'm not a college freshman, because I haven't read any of them.
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Tourists in Hong Kong can't really see the sights because of thick air pollution, but they can still get nice souvenir pictures with the help of some handy fakery.
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You knew cats enjoyed a good massage. This one appears to enjoy it given in the human manner.
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Writer Adam Gopnik describes how he learned to communicate with his adolescent son through texting -even when they were sitting in the same room. There's a hilarious learning curve involved.
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Artist Juan Ortiz designed a movie-style poster for every episode of the original Star Trek. They're in a book, but we get a sneak preview of seven of them online.
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Fall TV guide: The 10 new shows you should know about. Michael J. Fox, Robin Williams, and Andy Samberg will be back on the (relatively) small screen.
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The Shared Lives of Unusually Close Twins. Their minds, their lives, and sometimes even their bodies are intertwined.

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Vampires, Ghosts, and Dark Shadows Beauty Pageants
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Vampires, Ghosts, and the Dark Shadows Beauty Pageants of the Early 1970s. The Miss American Vampire Contest was a hit, but Miss Ghost America was not.

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As Users Opt for the Discounted iPhone 7, iPhone 8 Sales Underwhelm. It turns out that price and features matter more than owning the latest version, which may bode poorly for the iPhone X.

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Naps Have Amazing Health Benefits. Just a little shut-eye can make you more productive the rest of the day.

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The Incredible Story of Dawn Doe, the Real Skeleton in Dawn of the Dead. The movie crew didn't know they were using a real human skeleton until years later.

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There are No Spiders in This Pie. In case you were thinking there were, which you were not.

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It's Time to Bring Back Memento Mori.  Reminders of our own mortality could spur us to make the most out of the time we have.

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12 Creepy DIY Halloween Projects to Scare Your Guests. Any of them will add life to your Halloween party!

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The Phantoms of Paris
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The Phantoms of Paris. Dark ghost stories from the City of Light.

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How Hippies Put on the Worst Music Festival in History. The Erie Canal Soda Pop Festival outdid Woodstock in bad planning and poor execution.

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A Very Special 1970s Nightmare, Starring Vincent Price, H.R. Pufnstuf, and the Brady Bunch. Variety shows were a simple way for TV networks to recycle familiar faces.

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Just About Everything We Know About the Pard. For hundreds of years, the leopard was thought to be a cross between a lion and a pard.

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Lt. Cliff Judkins Fell 15,000 Feet and Lived. His fighter jet caught fire, his ejection seat didn't work, and his parachute didn't open.

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The Great Thaw of the American North is Coming. The loss of permafrost will have profound effects.

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The Creepiest Urban Legend in Every State. How does your state's tale stack up against the others?

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Ada Lovelace: The First Computer Programmer. In the 1840s, she crunched the numbers that were the software for a theoretical machine.

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