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17 Brilliant Art History-Inspired Halloween Costumes. If you have to explain them, you know you're at the wrong party.
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10 Novels That Will Scare The Hell Out Of You. Recommended for reading late on a Halloween weekend.
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A musical Tesla coil plays "Sail" by Awolnation. It was an electrifying performance.
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Rather than pay interns, Conde Nast is doing away with the internship program altogether. If other companies follow suit, it will level the playing field for entry-level workers.
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294 Dinosaurs Once Walked on This Wall in Bolivia. A newly-discovered cliffside was once a trail for at least eight species of dinosaurs.
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Watch a little dancer steal the show by improvising at her preschool dance recital. She has the audience eating out of her hand.
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Arctic temperatures are higher now than they've been in 44,000 years. No wonder polar bears are having trouble -they don't remember that far back.
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Watch the impressive first trailer for Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Look for the movie sometime next year.
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Who Was Dr. Frankenstein? There were plenty of scientists, mad or not, who may have inspired Mary Shelley's character.

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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups
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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups. Nature photographers fitted a meerkat with a camera to get a look inside.

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America’s Secret Ice Base Won’t Stay Frozen Forever. When the glacier hiding it is gone, environmental hazards will be exposed.

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All 11 Versions of the U.S.S. Enterprise, Ranked. With each described in excruciating detail.

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How Tennessee Became the Final Battleground in the Fight for Suffrage. The process was much dirtier than we ever learned in school.

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A Remix in Tribute to Han Solo. He had a lot of great lines over four films, so Eclectic Method gave them rhythm and rhyme.

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Ishmael Beah tells what it was like to go from child soldier in Sierra Leone to high school student in New York. His classmates couldn't figure out why he was so good at paintball.

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A Brief History of Credit Cards. They aren't as old as you might have thought.

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10 Allegedly Cursed Objects. Just keep telling yourself that all the bad things that happened around them could be coincidence.

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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber
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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber. When news outlets couldn't get to Montana in time, J-school volunteers went into action.

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Kottabos, the Ancient Greek Drinking Game. The skill involved was flinging wine from one's own cup at a target.

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An Acid Trip with Groucho Marx. Yeah, he did LSD. At age 77.

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How Creedence Clearwater Revival Became the Soundtrack to Every Vietnam War Movie. It's not only because those songs take you to that specific era.

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Owen KC Stephens tells a wonderful story about the time an elderly British couple wanted to learn how to play a Star Wars role-playing game. They didn't know what a role-playing game was, but they knew what they were doing.

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These Freaky Fish Can Turn Their Eyes Into Flashlights. The triplefin is tiny, but controls its own super power.

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Unauthorized Dwelling at Yale. Student Allan Kornfeld couldn't afford the dorm charges, so he lived in a campus ventilation shaft for his senior year.

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The Resistance Group That Battled Hitler With Words. The students who worked under the name White Rose paid dearly for their efforts.

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