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Strike Up the Band

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Strike Up the Band

If you aren’t so much a fan of Beethoven’s Fifth, maybe you’ll enjoy marching bands covering these pop songs instead.

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Have Batman Answer Your Phone

If you pony up $300, you can have the Caped Crusader, Walter White, Luke Skywalker, or Spock record your answering machine message.

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The Muppets at the Museum

Miss Piggy, Elmo, Cookie Monster, Fozzie and an array of others have found a new home at the Smithsonian American History Museum. It would be really, really cool if the museum built a small balcony for Statler and Waldorf to sit up in criticizing all the exhibits.

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Sounds Like Science Fiction

The Cassini mission has helped uncover some amazing information about the shooting geysers inside the ice moon of Saturn.

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The Answer? Yes, You Have.

The Question? Have you ever wondered what it would look like if a burning ball of nickel was dropped into a glass of vodka?

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This Is Shocking

Check out this stingray that tips that scale at 1000+ pounds and sports a 15-inch poisonous stinger.

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Nerf Guns. Skip-It. The Nintendo Power Pad. Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em.

Just a few of the best sports-themed toys from your childhood.

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The Felon or the Rapper?

Can you determine whether each of these is a Martha Stewart Paint Color or Macklemore Song?

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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 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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