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The Upside of Swimming With Sharks

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Forbes

Swimming In Cash

An appearance on the hit TV show Shark Tank can be a very, very lucrative few minutes, even if you don’t get a deal.

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You’re Out of This World

And when you die, your body can be too. Here’s how you can be buried in space.

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Street Art

The famous and elusive artist Banksy set up a table on a NYC street this weekend and began selling paintings valued at tens of thousands of dollars for only $60 each. And not only was there not a frantic rush of customers, there were hardly any customers at all.

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Mrs. Harris Hates Her Husband

She’s just one of the colorful characters in this Blockbuster Video training film from 1990. Some really solid acting here. (“Solid” as in “rigid.”)

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That Gives A Whole New Meaning to “Family” Home

After a Las Vegas home was rumored to have been the site of mob murders and haunted activity, the property was vandalized. In response, the owner called in Randall Bell, a real estate agent that specializes in assessing the impact that murder, tragedy and ghosts have on property values.

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Ready or Not

Watch Lorne Michaels introduce the Not Ready For Primetime Players to a world that has never heard of Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd or Gilda Radner.

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Lecter Loves Heisenberg

I promised myself I would stop posting Breaking Bad related articles, but this letter from Anthony Hopkins to Bryan Cranston is really cool.

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The Battle of New York: An Avengers Oral History
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Marvel

The Battle of New York: An Avengers Oral History. It took a huge team of professionals to pull it off.

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The Mountain Man Who Outran His Captors Barefoot and Naked. John Colter had to think fast to escape Blackfoot country.

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A Program to Guide You to College Success. First-generation college students do much better when they have personal guidance from trained counselors.

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When Don the Talking Dog Took the Nation by Storm. He only knew eight words, but was the hit of the vaudeville circuit.

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A Spring Drive in Nepal. A driver must have nerves of steel to avoid waterfalls cascading over the mountain road.

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The Heart-Racing Drama of Dissecting a Beached Whale. Dr. Joy Reidenberg shares stories from her unique job.

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The Robot-Operated Power Plant of the Future. One is already being built in Japan.

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7 Times People Were Awarded Lifetime Supplies Of Things. That's the way to make a few lifetime fans.

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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots?
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iStock

What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots? Data from the MESSENGER probe proves the tiny planet is more interesting than we ever knew.

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How Antonio Banderas Conquered His Fear of Playing Picasso. The role of his hometown hero was intimidating before now.

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What Kind of Town Elects a Cat as its Mayor? The kind of town Talkeetna, Alaska, is.

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Where the Amish Go on Vacation. A neighborhood in Sarasota, Florida, is the place for an annual respite from normal work.

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8 Serious Hollywood Scenes That Looked Hilarious Before CGI. Don't let a look behind the scenes ruin your suspension of disbelief.

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A Cat Walks Into a Deli ... And the clerk helps him select a choice cut of meat.

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How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838. The Mudfog Association proposed using automatons to provide immersive entertainment.

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The Jewish Psychic Who Tricked Hitler. Erik Jan Hanussen was a master at manipulating gullible people, up to a point.

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