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The Magic of Green Screens

If you saw the recent film adaptation of The Great Gatsby, you probably didn’t realize just how much of it was artificially created. This amazing video combines the actual footage shot with the digitally enhanced end result.

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If There Was An Infographic About the Best Infographics...

These would be on it.

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Hack It So You Don’t Hack It

Don’t jack up your jack o'lantern. Use these clever tricks for carving pumpkins.

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Making the Stadium Swap

Have you ever wondered how a stadium goes from hosting baseball to hosting football? This time-lapse video will show you, and make you marvel at how well this complex operation is pulled off.

Also: If you like football, you need to make sure you’ve seen these great gridiron flicks.

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Creepy Dolls, Chewed Gum and Lots of Rats

Just a few of the weird tourist destinations you might not want to add to your next vacation.

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The State of Your State’s Sports

If your state had an official sport, what would it be? I am rather ashamed to see that the “athletes” in my home state (Ohio) can only be counted on to stand in one place and softly chuck a beanbag.

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Mapping Amazement

Hank Green explores 42 amazing maps to reveal some crazy things about our world.

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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