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Break out the Puddin’ Pops, because Bill Cosby is releasing his first stand-up comedy special in three decades, making a new family show and bringing back Fat Albert.

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Speaking of Great Cartoons...

Animaniacs was such a great show. If you aren’t already a fan of its inspired offbeat brilliance, just take a look at this tongue-twisting scene.

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The Odd Tale of Polywater

Back in the '60s a new type of water was, well, invented, I guess. It was very dense, extremely difficult to freeze, and impossible to boil. Here’s the story behind this odd substance you’ve likely never heard of.

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Look Different

This book offers advice on how to shift your perspective on the world.

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Laying Down the Lunar Law

PopSci makes the argument that the Moon should become an internationally-controlled object.

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Try This With Your eBooks

The Forgotten Bookmarks blog collects all of the interesting things that one used bookstore employee finds in old tomes.

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Ouch Around the World

If you’re ever on a trip to another part of the world, and you fall and hurt yourself, you’ll want to know the appropriate way to cry out in agony.

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Dead, But Not Infected

Why do prisons use sterilized needles for lethal injections?

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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The Man Who Made John Gotti the Most Powerful Mobster in New York
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The German Who Made John Gotti the Most Powerful Mobster in New York. Hitman Joe Watts parlayed his insider knowledge into both money and respect.

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Why Boaty McBoatface is the Meme that Just Won’t Die. The good news is that it may mean the end of naming polls.

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The False Cheer of Office Parties Can’t Cure the Loneliness Epidemic. In other words, don't rely on your workplace for long-lasting friendships.

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Inside Connecticut’s Secret Museum of Retro-Future Oddities. The Space Age Museum has aliens, robots, rockets, and spaceships that you'll only see online, as the museum is not open to the public.

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What To Do If Your Parachute Fails. Told in a hurry because you Googled this when it happened to you.

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American Employers' Mindless Obsession with College Degrees. Requiring one is a shortcut for eliminating job candidates more than a necessary career qualification.

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11 Beloved Movies That Were Box Office Flops. Many of them were way ahead of their time.

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