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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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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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