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The Legacy of Twilight

Whatever you think of the Twilight series, you have to admit it's done a lot for Forks, Washington. Take a tour of the town and see how it's embraced the role of a vampire hometown.
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What Made the Beatles Great? A combination of talent, ambition, and arrogance.
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Domino masters Milliondollarboy and Hevesh5 spent three months setting up a domino fall like you've never seen. The beauty isn't in the number of dominos, but in the clever Rube Goldberg-type things the dominos do along the way.
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Watch an entire movie in gif form, with ten to select from. Be aware that they will only make sense if you've seen the movie already.
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When the German band Rakede had to cancel concerts due to an equipment snafu, they made a video as a peace offering for disappointed fans. They still didn't have equipment, but they did have a good time.
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The 9 Types Of People Who Show Up At Thanksgiving Dinner. When everyone's invited, you take the guests you get, no matter how odd they are.
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The Touching Legacy of Tamil Nadu Conservationist Mark Davidar. Meet the Dr. Dolittle of the the Sigur Nature Trust in India.
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Two physicists have worked out the optimal way for men to avoid splashback at the urinal. Their research involved making two artificial urethras and lots of camera work.
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The secret world of cargo ships. At any time, there are 20 million huge containers of cargo on their way around the world.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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