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It’s a common misconception that The Beatles were no good live. Recordings from their pre-Ed Sullivan Show days prove otherwise. No wonder this is the 50-year anniversary of Beatlemania.

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YouTube is rife with covers of Pitch Perfect's now-infamous "Cups Song," but none of those Anna Kendrick impersonators have quite such fancy footwork as this troupe of Broadway tap dancers do.

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Hopefully these edible chocolate dresses will melt in your mouth, but not anywhere else.

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Looking for a Halloween challenge? Make your own delicious peanut butter cups and stick it to Harry Burnett Reese.

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Given the opportunity to travel through space and time, it's unlikely that anyone would be too choosy about the means. For the more discerning customer, here are the nine best ways to time travel.

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Fans of The Avengers and/or Tom Hiddleston will likely be thrilled to learn that the shape-shifting trickster god Loki is canonically bisexual and gender-fluid – a step forward for diversity in the Marvel franchise.

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Before they were season regulars, Saturday Night Live performers had to undergo the infamous screen test for producer Lorne Michaels.

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Present-day Stephen King's best advice to his 16-year-old self could be summed up, simply, as "Don't do drugs."

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The Y Chromosome Is Slowly Disappearing
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The Y Chromosome Is Slowly Disappearing. At this rate, the male sex has only a few million years left.

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Why Brigham Young University Had a Secret Cola Vending Machine. The Mormon prohibition against certain drinks leaves a lot of room for interpretation.

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How Your Worst Fears Stack Up Against Reality. Select your top three fears, and the app will explain what your odds of dying from each one are.

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London, 1682 vs. Today. The Morgan Map has been overlaid with aerial views of the modern city for comparison purposes.

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The Boy Who Stayed Awake for 11 Days. A science fair project led to a world record that still stands.

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When Nixon Said “Sock it To Me” on Laugh-In. His 1968 appearance opened the door for presidents on entertainment shows.

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The Problem With Perfectionism. The competitive world of college has raised students' standards to a never-ending stress level.

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8 Forgotten Pie Recipes We Should Bring Back. We can make the world a better place with more kinds of pie.

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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