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The Moonwalking Band

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This Band Is A Thriller

The Ohio State marching band is commonly referred to as “The Best Damn Band In the Land”. I guess you would have to be in order to pull off an intricate Michael Jackson tribute like this. Whether you agree with the subject of the tribute or not you can probably agree that pulling off the moonwalk in formation is amazing.

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And You Would See the Biggest Gun Would Be From Me

Team Gold Force 4 is a comic book that reimagines the Golden Girls as a team of super-skilled assassins.

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Need Proof That We Eat Too Much As A Society?

We take food so much for granted that there’s now a trend where restaurants serve grub straight out of a toilet bowl. Why?

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A Life Without Numbers

The roughly 700 Pirahã people of South America speak a language that has no numbers. Not even one or two. In other words, you couldn’t translate either of the previous two sentences into their language. Or that last one. So, how does that work?

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The Happiest Workplace on Earth

People training to be a costumed Disney character in the '70s had to watch this film.

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A Life of Grime

Street graffiti doesn’t have to be a crime. With this product it can be a public service.

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Buying Stock in the Stars

An NFL superstar has recently sold stock in his future income. Here are a few other celebrities that should consider this.

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How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture
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How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture. When creating heroic tales, filmmakers still ask, "What would Indiana Jones do?"

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The Unexplained Dancing Plague and Other Epidemics of Yore. The power of suggestion is still the most logical explanation.

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Reanimation! Science Stories About Frankenstein. This seven-part video series features conversations with scientists on Mary Shelley's book and the issues it addresses.

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George Lucas's Plan for Star Wars 7 through 9, Starring Mid-Chlorians. No matter how much you dislike any of the new Star Wars films, you can tell yourself it could have been so much worse.

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The Recipes of Cleopatra. Her elixirs were well-regarded in the fields of cosmetics, gynecology, and alchemy.

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The Iroquois Theater Disaster. More than 600 people died in the stampede and conflagration, which led to new safety standards.

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The Secret to Loving Your Life. The first step is giving up on the notion that you are in control.

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10 TV Characters Who Were Inspired By Real People. Not all of them were happy about it.

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17 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads
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17 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads That Are Actually Really Helpful. You can never spend too much time bonding with your child.

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Raccoon and the Light. The cute animated story of a raccoon that found a flashlight shows what forest creatures do in the dark.

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Behind the Scenes at the National Zoo’s Kitchen. Catering to the needs and preferences of 1800 animals is no picnic.

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The Stanford Prison Experiment was Massively Influential, But Fraudulent. Shocking experiments become classics, while their irregularities and the failure to replicate their results are barely noticed.

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4 True Crime Stories Starring Famous Historical Figures. Featuring Abraham Lincoln, Arthur Conan Doyle, Queen Elizabeth, and Colonel Sanders.

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Bark In The Park Event Goes Sideways. What could possibly go wrong when you combine good dogs and flying baseballs?

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What Do Women Want? Pockets! There's no good reason we can't stash a phone as easily as men do.

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Why Father's Day Was 58 Years in the Making. It wasn't an official holiday until 1972!

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