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Where American Music Happened

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See the Music

If you’re a fan of music (and who isn’t?) you owe it to yourself to checkout this fantastic rundown of American music landmarks—and then go see a few.

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The Robots Aren’t Taking Over

Mechanical workers were supposed to have taken these jobs by now. What gives?

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Stuff It

Dead Famous is a short film about the art of taxidermy.

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Katzenberg Loves Heisenberg

Jeffrey Katzenberg, the CEO of DreamWorks Animation, tried to offer $75 million to get just three more episodes of Breaking Bad.

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Puny Pigskin

If you’ve ever watched the popular football documentary series Hard Knocks, you’ll probably love this pee-wee football parody, Little Knockers, even better. It even features the deep, gravely narration you expect from a football film.

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Block the Vote

This Presidential election certainly seems to have had a bit of corruption involved, especially since the government released the election results before any voting had actually taken place.

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S is for Science

Let Grover take your child through 5 interesting science experiments designed for kids. And if you don’t have any kids and want to do them yourself, that’s fine too.

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Curiosity Killed the Inventor

I always knew there was a good reason I’ve never invented anything. I don’t want to die. These people weren’t so cautious, and were killed by their own inventions.

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A Lemon Rolled for a Quarter Mile Down a Street
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A Lemon Rolled for a Quarter Mile Down a Street. And since the evidence is on video, many, many unproductive hours have been spent watching it.

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A Man Grew the World's Longest Fingernails Out of Spite. After 66 years, Shridhar Chillal finally got his 30 feet of nails cut.

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NASA-Designed Heat Shields Could Save Firefighters' Lives. Teams are carrying 40 prototypes as they battle wildfires in the American West.

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The Most Important Video Game on the Planet. Fortnite is so popular that its culture is spilling out into the real world.

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The Futuristic Skyscrapers of 1923 Were Supposed to Solve Traffic Problems. Like many people, those architects assumed we would soon have flying cars.

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Want to Become an Astronaut? There's an app for that.

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10 Nutty Proposals to Save the Planet. Some could eventually lead to plausible ideas.

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12 Theme Parks Where the Danger is Real
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12 Theme Parks Where the Danger is Real. Thank goodness the parks themselves are fictional.

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Green Ball Adventure, a Sprice Machines Chain Reaction. Watch a charming combination of colorful levers, pulleys, dominos, and spring action, all powered by gravity.

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Lede-Buried Voicemails From Your Mom. Everyone has examples of parental communication gone wrong.

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How to Start Knitting (and Learn to Love It). Seek the enjoyment first, and the skill will come in time.

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The Oldest Color Produced by Living Things Is 1.1 Billion Years Old. The ancient cyanobacteria chlorophyll is strangely pink.

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Before Björk, There Was the Last Incan Princess. Peruvian soprano Yma Sumac had a six-octave range, but it was her exoticism that made her famous.

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Everyone’s Favorite Houseplant Only Wants to Die. Your pothos has lost the genes necessary for sexual reproduction, but is doomed to live as clones in millions of apartments.

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Dime After Dime: A Gripping History of Claw Machines. They've been irresistible for almost 200 years.

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