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How Clue Became A Classic

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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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Your Moment of Zen…

Was the moment last night that Jon Stewart sat back down in that seat. It’s been a long three months.

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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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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution
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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution. The story of the discovery of green fluorescent protein.

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Ranking America’s Top 10 Chain Restaurants. When you're on the road for the holidays, you'll know what to expect for dinner.

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How Hoarding Works. It's not just a habit or a hobby, but a serious mental illness.

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Meet the Most Toxic Plant in North America. Whatever you do, do not eat the spotted water hemlock.

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Why Millennials are Facing the Scariest Financial Future of Any Generation Since the Great Depression. Being born in the wrong year has consequences that last a lifetime.

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How Titanic’s Iconic Necklace Almost Sank an Entire Company. The J. Peterman Company was the only officially licensed producer of the Heart of the Ocean.

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Star Wars and the Unfortunate Ubiquity of the Final Climactic Explosion. It's happened several times already; let's see something different.

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13 Weird and Wonderful Gingerbread Houses. You can make anything from imagination and royal icing.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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