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Shows For Scholars

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Who Says TV Rots Your Brain?

These shows might make you a better student.

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You Need A Nap

Here’s why.

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Writing That Really Paints A Picture

Fore-Edge book paintings are sort of difficult to explain, but they’re really cool. Check out some examples.

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Holy Cow

The Monastery of Saint Simon in Egypt is the most beautiful church you’ll ever lay eyes on.

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Life’s Cheat Sheet: Syria

You’ve heard a lot about it lately, but you might not know what any of it means. So, this video provides a really quick background on the conflict in Syria.

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You’ll Need A Reading Lamp

Hide & Eek is a children’s book with hidden images that can only be revealed by the light.

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The Sportscast About Nothing

Sportscaster goes on the air yada, yada, yada he makes 41 Seinfeld references.

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The Cab That Pays You

Imagine getting into a NYC cab and the driver is friendly and ready to give you money. Sounds too good to be true. So, is the Cash Cab real?

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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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