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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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For a Brief, Glorious Moment, Camera-Wielding Pigeons Spied From Above
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For a Brief, Glorious Moment, Camera-Wielding Pigeons Spied From Above. Julius Neubronner lost a pigeon and developed avian photography.

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How Many Nukes Would It Take to Send the Earth Spiraling Off Into the Sun? More than we have now, but we can still easily destroy ourselves.

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11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention. Building useful habits will make you more observant.

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A Classic Animated Film That Explores What Happens When No One Dares to Stand Up to Evil. The Hangman from 1964 illustrates a poem by Maurice Ogden.

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The Extraordinary Life of Martha Gellhorn, the Woman Ernest Hemingway Tried to Erase. She was the only woman on the beach at Normandy during the D-Day invasion.

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Dirty, Dishonest, and Badly Behaved: Sophia Jarvis, Victorian Maid. Did she stand a chance in court against her abusive employer?

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8 Questionable Decisions People Have Made to Keep Playing Pokemon Go. Two years later, it's hard to understand the mania that surrounded the game.

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How Water Could Power Long-Distance Space Travel
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How Water Could Power Long-Distance Space Travel. It's a matter of separating the hydrogen from the oxygen.

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The First Murder Solved by a Fingerprint. La Plata, Argentina, had just set up their new fingerprint department.

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How an Army of Suffragettes Helped Save America From Starvation. The Woman's Land Army sent young women to faraway farms to bring in the crops.

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Full Color 3D X-Rays Are Here. They sound too cool to be real, but seeing one can also give you the creeps.

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19 Unwritten Rules That Everyone Seems To Follow. There are some things that everyone just does, even though they've never been told to, and they certainly have never been told why.

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On The Far Side. You loved the comic, but how much do you know about its creator, Gary Larson?

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How to Make the Perfect Glass of Iced Tea. However, this cold brew method is not compatible with the supersaturated Southern version.

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12 Secrets of Film Editors. We couldn't enjoy a movie without them.

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