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25 Funny And Unique Halloween Costumes Based On TV Characters. I agree that the Fat Albert kids are the best!
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National Park Closures Could Cost Local Communities $30 Million A Day In Lost Revenue. Those fall colors aren't going to admire themselves, or buy gas and snacks.
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Bryan Cranston has advice for aspiring actors. Know the philosophy of what you're doing -it worked for him!
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Meteorologist Eric Holthaus Explains Why He Quit Flying. It's not fear, but a pledge to the environment.
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Sex, Violence and Devils: Ten Books That Shocked the World. A guaranteed tagline to get young people interested in reading.
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A tailor-made whole mouth toothbrush can clean your teeth in mere seconds. It may also give you nightmares.
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How Cutting the Cord Is Reinventing TV as Shared Cultural Experience. Watching TV in public places tends to bring us all together.
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The government shutdown was NASA's worst birthday gift ever. The astronauts on the ISS have no choice but to work, but the Mars Curiosity rover is furloughed along with 97% of the agency's employees.
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How & Why Do Leaves Change Color? And how do they know the prettiest hues to please their audience?

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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution
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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
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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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