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Behind Breaking Bad

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If you didn't get enough Breaking Bad last night, here's some behind-the-scenes photographs. Worth it just to see Gus smiling with half a face.
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Curators are assembling the exhibits in the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, underground at the World Trade Center. Part of it is on display already, and it should be completed next spring.
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The best ads for pet adoption. These grab you right in... not so much the heart, but your ego.
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6 Fictional Schools We Wish Actually Existed. But a kid can dream -if he reads books.
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Inside the Nazi Mind at the Nuremberg Trials. Psychologists who witnessed the proceedings were there to figure out the root of evil.
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A lion on the loose in Kuwait was captured when a passerby lured it into his car. The man, prudently, got out of the car.
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One man's quest to find a roommate on Craigslist, using 46 photographs. It didn't take him long to find a new place to live.
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Clever and Creepy Illustrations of Modern Authors as Monsters. Artist Lincoln Michel has the Halloween spirit a bit early.
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A brief history of chemical warfare. It started over 2,000 years ago.
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September 11th and the Hospitable People of Gander, Newfoundland. They stepped in when USA's airspace became off-limits.

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How Will Martian Laws Differ From Earth's Laws?
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How Will Martian Laws Differ From Earth's Laws? Enforcement of existing laws from Earth will be impossible for a small population millions of miles away.

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The Creepy Cabinet That Inspired Jekyll and Hyde. Robert Louis Stevenson's childhood bedroom had a cabinet made by a carpenter who led a double life.

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14 Unmade Hammer Horror Films. Some ideas were too bizarre even for the erstwhile British gothic film studio.

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A Brief History of Bat-Marriage. Batman has been spotted carrying Kathy Kane, Vicki Vale, Julie Madison, Selina Kyle, Lois Lane, and Wonder Woman across the threshold—most of them twice.

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John Banvard is the most successful American artist you've never heard of. His chosen medium was an obscure 19th-century show business gimmick, and he managed to completely squander his fortune.

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Why Everyone Knows the Same Scary Slumber-Party Stories. People who know them don't recall where they first heard them.

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9 Naked Cakes for When You Don't Feel Like Frosting. You'll feel good about avoiding too much sugar, too.

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8 Antique Maps That Were the First of Their Kind. Each one gave us a new way to look at our world.

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Where is the Line Between Fandom and Obsession?
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Where is the Line Between Fandom and Obsession? Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur discuss what it takes to be a superfan.

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The Roller Skating Scene from Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times. A lesson in special effects from 1936.

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From Prejudice to Pride. As the indigenous Ainu begin to assert their place among the people of Japan, an archaeological dig reveals more about their past.

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How U.S. Colleges Went from Pitiful to Powerful. The flexibility born of the system's ragged beginnings helped make the American higher education business what it is today.

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A Brief History of the Danse Macabre, from a Paris cemetery to David S. Pumpkins. It's a reminder that no one escapes death.

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Life Along the Russian Border. Border security reflects each nation's history with Russia.

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The Frenetic Enchantment of New York City. French photojournalist Jean-Pierre Laffont captures the city's charm in 50 years of photos.

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Hellish Nell, The Last Person Imprisoned for Witchcraft in Britain. And that was only 73 years ago!

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