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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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Vampires, Ghosts, and Dark Shadows Beauty Pageants
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Vampires, Ghosts, and the Dark Shadows Beauty Pageants of the Early 1970s. The Miss American Vampire Contest was a hit, but Miss Ghost America was not.

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As Users Opt for the Discounted iPhone 7, iPhone 8 Sales Underwhelm. It turns out that price and features matter more than owning the latest version, which may bode poorly for the iPhone X.

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Naps Have Amazing Health Benefits. Just a little shut-eye can make you more productive the rest of the day.

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The Incredible Story of Dawn Doe, the Real Skeleton in Dawn of the Dead. The movie crew didn't know they were using a real human skeleton until years later.

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There are No Spiders in This Pie. In case you were thinking there were, which you were not.

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It's Time to Bring Back Memento Mori.  Reminders of our own mortality could spur us to make the most out of the time we have.

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12 Creepy DIY Halloween Projects to Scare Your Guests. Any of them will add life to your Halloween party!

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The Phantoms of Paris. Dark ghost stories from the City of Light.

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How Hippies Put on the Worst Music Festival in History. The Erie Canal Soda Pop Festival outdid Woodstock in bad planning and poor execution.

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A Very Special 1970s Nightmare, Starring Vincent Price, H.R. Pufnstuf, and the Brady Bunch. Variety shows were a simple way for TV networks to recycle familiar faces.

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Just About Everything We Know About the Pard. For hundreds of years, the leopard was thought to be a cross between a lion and a pard.

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Lt. Cliff Judkins Fell 15,000 Feet and Lived. His fighter jet caught fire, his ejection seat didn't work, and his parachute didn't open.

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The Great Thaw of the American North is Coming. The loss of permafrost will have profound effects.

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The Creepiest Urban Legend in Every State. How does your state's tale stack up against the others?

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Ada Lovelace: The First Computer Programmer. In the 1840s, she crunched the numbers that were the software for a theoretical machine.

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