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The Other Batman Villains

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9 Obscure Batman Villains Ready For The Mainstream Spotlight. The comics had plenty of them, and the movies need some new blood.
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If Premier League Team Names Were Based On Their Logos. British team logos are coats-of-arms, but Yanks want to see a mascot of some kind or another.
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The Biggest Heartbreakers In Literature. They give us a good cry and make us feel better about our own miserable lives.
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Enjoy a collection of the mistaken, awkward, and ridiculous stuff that gets into TV and newspapers. Full of juvenile humor and could possibly be NSFW.
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A simple video of a bunny rabbit eating greens is turned into a drama with slow-motion and mood music. Extremely silly, but oddly satisfying.
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The History of Doctor Who as the Bayeux Tapestry. Bill Mudron's mashup could work as a cheat sheet for beginners to the series.
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The Village of Widows. The men of the Candahug in the Philippines stayed to protect their homes from looters after typhoon Haiyan, but the powerful storm swept them all to their deaths.
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Watch newborn twins cuddle each other in a therapeutic bath. They've got plenty of time ahead to realize they've been born.
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America's invisibly wounded soldiers. Some veterans can suffer in silence for years until they consider suicide.
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Manly Ways to Prepare Turkey. You can get Dad to cook if you make it a real adventure.

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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution
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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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