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Things You'll Never Know

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You Never Know

And you never will know—at least not these things.

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Art in the Attic

A painting held in an attic in Amsterdam for decades has now been declared to be a real van Gogh.

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Who Needs Earth…

When you can just use these weird man-made substances.

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He Should Apologize For Spider-Man 3 While He's At It

Two decades ago James Franco egged a house. Now the apology note he wrote shortly after has been unveiled to the world by a CEO who's using it for marketing .

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Is There A Doctor in The Room?

Yes, but that’s not him. Check out a guy impersonating a college professor to a lecture hall full of believing freshmen.

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RoboCop Comes Home

Unpacking the gigantic foam mold for the forthcoming RoboCop statue in the city of Detroit.

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The Haunted-est

I’m not sure how you gauge varying levels of haunted, but someone figured it out, because these are the 10 most haunted objects.

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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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