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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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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish
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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

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10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

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An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are practically everyday events, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history.

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Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

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The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

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Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama.

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The Origin Story of the Peace Sign. It was a call for nuclear disarmament almost 60 years ago.

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10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind. If only we could get our jeans and socks to last so long.

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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