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Family Halloween Costumes

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32 Family Halloween Costumes That Will Make You Want To Have Kids. Trust me, it's easier to just borrow them for a day, or long enough to pose in costume.
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Every once in a while, you really need a big truck. But if you don't have one, you have to make do with the vehicle you have.
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The Devil’s 10 Best Appearances in Literature. His depiction in fiction brings more horror to your imagination than any movie could conjure.
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Patty Dłutkiewicz appeared on morning TV in Poland with two models posing with musical instruments, as if they were playing them. “It is better to look at beautiful models pretending to play the guitar than ugly musicians who actually play the guitar.”
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A bovine Bonnie and Clyde escaped from their trip to the slaughterhouse in Montvale, New Jersey. They were rounded up and rewarded with a life sentence in a petting zoo.
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The internet alliance known as Anonymous has become a victim's advocacy group. However, lack of any oversight or guidelines has led to the shotgun approach of vigilante justice.
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7 Books That Predicted The Future With Eerie, Almost Unbelievable Accuracy. Could they have actually influenced what came after in the real world?
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The oil industry in North Dakota has drawn workers from all corners to male-dominated boomtowns. The money is good, but rapid growth brings its own problems.
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Read about zombies and vampires from different cultures in 8 of the Undead from Around the World. And then more in 9 of the Undead from Around the World.

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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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