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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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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots?
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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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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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