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Win Your Muppet Dream Job

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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 Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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