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The Blues Brothers in LEGO

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The Mall Chase Scene From The Blues Brothers Has Been Animated With LEGO Bricks. Jake and Elwood are just as delightfully destructive when played by minifigs!
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Can This Mood-Sensing Bra Curb Overeating? Possibly -if the user learns to use it as a biofeedback device and if they can get a battery to last all day.
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Watch Lily The Baby Elephant's First Year In Two Minutes. The Oregon Zoo watched her grow from a 300-pound newborn to a 1,130-pound adult.
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2013′s Worst Writing About Millennials. Many journalists have generalized an entire generation, but some went above and beyond to offend.
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People Are Naming Their Kids After Breaking Bad Characters. Get ready for classrooms full of Skylers and Jesses in a few years.
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They plowed a maze into the deep snow for their dog to play in. Geno learned the maze alright, but he's not above cheating to get where he wants!
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21 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2013. Brain implants, 3D printing, and advances against AIDS are all included.
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A Field Guide to the Eccentric Creatures of Classic Children's Literature. Just seeing all the nonsensical names on one page will make you smile or even giggle.
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Listen to DJ Earworm mix the 25 most popular songs of 2013 into a 5-minute medley. The United State of Pop 2013 is subtitled "Living the Fantasy."

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Game of Thrones Has Changed the Real World
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6 Ways Game of Thrones has Changed the Real World. Even those who don't watch it know the characters as cultural metaphors.

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The Only Thing Worse than Watching an Offensively Bad Comedy is Watching One You Supposedly Wrote. A.J. Via got a movie deal and lost all control of the finished product.

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To Fight Smallpox in the Spanish Colonies, King Charles IV Sent a Ship on a Vaccination Mission in 1803. The expedition included 22 orphans carrying the fresh vaccine in their bodies to keep it safe enough to last the voyage around the world.

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For Centuries, People Celebrated a Little Boy’s First Pair of Trousers. Once he was toilet-trained and could dress himself, he could become a real boy.

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What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It. A familiar terms carries a lot of baggage, while a new term will encourage patients to just follow doctor's orders.

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Ben Stiller's Never-Ending Midlife Crisis. His new movie Brad's Status is the fourth that explores that theme.

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Sir Arthur and the Fairies. After a thorough but flawed investigation, the Sherlock Holmes author believed the Cottingley Fairies were real.

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Great Stephen King Stories
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16 Great Stephen King Stories to Read This Fall. In case you want to scare yourself silly alone in the dark.

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Cowabunga! Strange Cow Stories. Bossy has gotten herself into some weird places.

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How Two Lesbians Fought the Nazis With a Typewriter. Lucy Schwob and Suzanne Malherbe kept up a propaganda war from their home in the Channel Islands.

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Can You Survive on Potatoes Alone? Maybe, but there are drawbacks to potatoes as a life-sustaining food.

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Why Back-to-School Season Feels Like the New Year—Even for Adults. The majority of people spend more than half their lives tied to the school calendar.

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A Visual History of Lunchboxes. Come for the nostalgia, stay for the trivia.

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An Austrian Ossuary Holds Hundreds of Elaborately Hand-Painted Skulls. The custom is a combination of memento mori and identification.

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A Brief History of United States Currency. Until the Civil War, money was printed privately by banks.

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