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Never Cross An Elf (And Other Lessons From Elf School)

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Lessons from Elf School

Iceland is home to an Elf School, where you will learn many interesting lessons about these mythical hidden people. One of the most important lessons: Never cross an elf.

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They Had What She Was Having

Meg Ryan famously “faked it” in a scene from When Harry Met Sally. For this prank Improv Everywhere sent 20 women to the Katz’s Deli, where that iconic scene was filmed, to recreate the act all at once. This is NSFW, in a totally fake way.

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McSlurry

This is a frozen McRib. Nope, never, not even once.

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I Need to Get Out More

These landscapes are so gorgeous it’s hard to believe they actually exist.

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Who Will Play Fezzik?

The Princess Bride will soon be turned into a stage play.

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Don’t Be A Rube

Learn more about the origins of 10 great insults.

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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution. The story of the discovery of green fluorescent protein.

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Ranking America’s Top 10 Chain Restaurants. When you're on the road for the holidays, you'll know what to expect for dinner.

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How Hoarding Works. It's not just a habit or a hobby, but a serious mental illness.

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Meet the Most Toxic Plant in North America. Whatever you do, do not eat the spotted water hemlock.

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Why Millennials are Facing the Scariest Financial Future of Any Generation Since the Great Depression. Being born in the wrong year has consequences that last a lifetime.

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How Titanic’s Iconic Necklace Almost Sank an Entire Company. The J. Peterman Company was the only officially licensed producer of the Heart of the Ocean.

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Star Wars and the Unfortunate Ubiquity of the Final Climactic Explosion. It's happened several times already; let's see something different.

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13 Weird and Wonderful Gingerbread Houses. You can make anything from imagination and royal icing.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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