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How Clue Became A Classic

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The Mary Sue

But Here’s What Really Happened

This article explores the interesting path of the film Clue from box office massacre to a beloved cult classic.

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Jack the Tweeter

Jack the Ripper, perhaps the most famous serial killer of all time, is now having his/her story told on Twitter.

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What A Sucker

Leeches are not typically the kind of thing people want to be near. Dr. Tim Cockerill is not your average person though. In addition to being a famous fire-eater, he is also a dude that let a leech feed on him for three hours—all in the name of your education.

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Fear the Figthing Irish

Notre Dame got some unwanted attention this week when they misspelled their own nickname, but they are certainly not the first to make that type of mistake.

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Boom, Roasted!

Here are some of the very NSFW jokes and jabs from Sunday night’s star-studded roast of James Franco. I would really enjoy it more though if every person would punctuate their punchlines with Michael Scott’s classic flourish.

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A Lemon Rolled for a Quarter Mile Down a Street. And since the evidence is on video, many, many unproductive hours have been spent watching it.

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A Man Grew the World's Longest Fingernails Out of Spite. After 66 years, Shridhar Chillal finally got his 30 feet of nails cut.

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NASA-Designed Heat Shields Could Save Firefighters' Lives. Teams are carrying 40 prototypes as they battle wildfires in the American West.

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The Most Important Video Game on the Planet. Fortnite is so popular that its culture is spilling out into the real world.

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The Futuristic Skyscrapers of 1923 Were Supposed to Solve Traffic Problems. Like many people, those architects assumed we would soon have flying cars.

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Want to Become an Astronaut? There's an app for that.

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10 Nutty Proposals to Save the Planet. Some could eventually lead to plausible ideas.

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12 Theme Parks Where the Danger is Real. Thank goodness the parks themselves are fictional.

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Green Ball Adventure, a Sprice Machines Chain Reaction. Watch a charming combination of colorful levers, pulleys, dominos, and spring action, all powered by gravity.

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Lede-Buried Voicemails From Your Mom. Everyone has examples of parental communication gone wrong.

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How to Start Knitting (and Learn to Love It). Seek the enjoyment first, and the skill will come in time.

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The Oldest Color Produced by Living Things Is 1.1 Billion Years Old. The ancient cyanobacteria chlorophyll is strangely pink.

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Before Björk, There Was the Last Incan Princess. Peruvian soprano Yma Sumac had a six-octave range, but it was her exoticism that made her famous.

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Everyone’s Favorite Houseplant Only Wants to Die. Your pothos has lost the genes necessary for sexual reproduction, but is doomed to live as clones in millions of apartments.

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Dime After Dime: A Gripping History of Claw Machines. They've been irresistible for almost 200 years.

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