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Your Halloween Face Makeup

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10 mind-bending YouTube makeup tutorials that could save your Halloween. Don't say you can't pull off these awesome looks because …you can!
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The 41st annual International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque had over 700 hot-air balloons participating. You'll see most of them in this lovely time-lapse video.
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Life-Sized Dinosaurs Made Out Of Jack-O-Lanterns. The Great Jack-O-Lantern Blaze this year has the ultimate creative Halloween light show.
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All this tow truck driver wanted to do was turn a flipped car upright. It didn't turn out the way he planned.
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What caused the syndrome diagnosed as Beatlemania? A new book examines the confluence of history and social forces that created the craziness.
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13 Great Pieces of Haunted Mansion Fan Art. Spooky or silly, they all have clever ideas Disney ought to look at.
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How birth control became everybody's business. Birth control information was banned because it was considered obscene!
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25 Fun Size Facts About Classic Halloween Candy. They might make you appreciate what's in your trick-or-treat bag even more.

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Einstein is Proved Right (Again)
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Deep in the Heart of Our Galaxy, Einstein is Proved Right Again. His theory of general relativity holds true even at the black hole near the center of our galaxy.

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"Total Eclipse of the Heart" Was Almost a Meat Loaf Song. It was written for him, but then detoured to Bonnie Tyler.

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The Atomic Bomb That Was Too Big To Use. The largest nuclear bomb ever made, Tsar Bomba, was actually a scaled-down version of the original design.

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6 Weirdly Specific Ideas Movies Have About Normal Bathrooms. You'll be surprised by the many times the same weird thing happens in a bathroom across different fictional worlds.

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What It’s Like to Apartment Hunt With a Boyfriend Who Has No Credit Score. He's a responsible guy, but couldn't prove it on paper.

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The 33 Most Romantic Moments In TV History. Get your hankies out.

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27 Hilariously Nasty Sounding Mushroom Species Names. They would be hurt by them if they had feelings.

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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe
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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe. Encountering something that overwhelms your previous experience can be terrifying or enlightening.

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Dominoes and Fire. See a chain reaction of dominoes—powered by candles, hot air, and burning sparklers.

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Alan Hale Jr. "The Skipper." Meet the man behind the Gilligan's Island character.

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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks. None of them are as scary as growing up during the Cold War arms race.

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5 Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. The secret is preparing ahead of time.

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The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne. One of the possible origin stories goes back as far as an uprising in 1813.

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The United States of Movies. The most iconic film set in each state, plotted on a colorful map.

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7 Spacecraft NASA Has Landed on Mars. Some future civilization may discover it and call it a robot planet.

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