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All Puppeteers Put Your Hands Up

There’s a new show called Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge that will reward one lucky person with the chance to work with the house that made Kermit.

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Advertising That Moves You...

Up a wall. And sends furniture scattering in all directions. Check out this special effect-laden prank pulled off in a coffee shop to promote a new film.

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Illusion in All Directions

Project mapping uses standard projectors to cover 3D objects with incredible, mind-blowing graphics. Check out a really cool example of this cool new media. It’s really pretty amazing.

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The Internet Wondered…

‘What would Parks & Recreation be like as a video game?’

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The Terror of the Original Must-Have Toy

Before Furbies and laughing Elmo and kids that came from a cabbage patch, there was a talking doll invented by the great Thomas Edison. The only issue with them was the fact that their voices sounded like something from the depths of hell.

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A Home For Eternity

When a homeless person passes away in New York City they are often buried on Hart Island, a small speck of land just off the coast of the Bronx that happens to contain a 100+ acre graveyard that is the largest tax-supported cemetery on Earth.

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How Do You Say ‘Cheese’ In Vulcan?

Say what you will, but these families are really owning their geekiness.

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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups
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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups. Nature photographers fitted a meerkat with a camera to get a look inside.

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America’s Secret Ice Base Won’t Stay Frozen Forever. When the glacier hiding it is gone, environmental hazards will be exposed.

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All 11 Versions of the U.S.S. Enterprise, Ranked. With each described in excruciating detail.

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How Tennessee Became the Final Battleground in the Fight for Suffrage. The process was much dirtier than we ever learned in school.

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A Remix in Tribute to Han Solo. He had a lot of great lines over four films, so Eclectic Method gave them rhythm and rhyme.

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Ishmael Beah tells what it was like to go from child soldier in Sierra Leone to high school student in New York. His classmates couldn't figure out why he was so good at paintball.

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A Brief History of Credit Cards. They aren't as old as you might have thought.

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10 Allegedly Cursed Objects. Just keep telling yourself that all the bad things that happened around them could be coincidence.

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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber
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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber. When news outlets couldn't get to Montana in time, J-school volunteers went into action.

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Kottabos, the Ancient Greek Drinking Game. The skill involved was flinging wine from one's own cup at a target.

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An Acid Trip with Groucho Marx. Yeah, he did LSD. At age 77.

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How Creedence Clearwater Revival Became the Soundtrack to Every Vietnam War Movie. It's not only because those songs take you to that specific era.

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Owen KC Stephens tells a wonderful story about the time an elderly British couple wanted to learn how to play a Star Wars role-playing game. They didn't know what a role-playing game was, but they knew what they were doing.

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These Freaky Fish Can Turn Their Eyes Into Flashlights. The triplefin is tiny, but controls its own super power.

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Unauthorized Dwelling at Yale. Student Allan Kornfeld couldn't afford the dorm charges, so he lived in a campus ventilation shaft for his senior year.

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The Resistance Group That Battled Hitler With Words. The students who worked under the name White Rose paid dearly for their efforts.

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