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Snake-handling Faith

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Pastor Andrew Hamblin Would Rather Die Or Go To Jail Than Give Up Handling Snakes. But it ended when wildlife authorities confiscated his 53 snakes.
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Put boiling water in a Super Soaker and take it outside where it's -41 degrees. That's how you make your own cloud!
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50 Essential Movies About Exhilaratingly Bad Women. After all, they are the most interesting to watch, if not to put up with.
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The Lord of the Rings Versus Game of Thrones: The Ultimate Showdown. Is it a fair fight when one author is still writing his epic tale?
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A teacher lost 37 pounds by going on an all-McDonalds diet for three months. Apparently the whole idea spoiled his appetite.
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A photograph of the new Simpsons LEGO set has been leaked on a forum. Just the box has fans drooling over the 2523-piece set.
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What could beat -or eat- all the snowmen in the neighborhood? It's a giant snowshark!
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The Smartest Book About Our Digital Age Was Published in 1929. José Ortega y Gasset’s The Revolt of the Masses pegs modern attitudes towards information, opinions, and expertise.
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Watch Japanese scientists levitate things using nothing but soundwaves. The technology has applications for manufacturing, but wanna bet it will be a toy even sooner?

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Welcome to the Year of the Dog
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Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Dog.

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The Evolution of Marvel’s Black Panther. Introduced in 1966, the character hits the big screen this weekend.

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The Very Real History of Death Stars. Germany, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. have all drawn up plans for weaponized satellites.

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The Karate Kid gets a modern makeover with Cobra Kai. Daniel and Johnny will revive their unresolved conflicts as older adults in the YouTube Red series.

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How the “Heart Balm Racket” Convinced America That Women Were Up to No Good. Sensational cases of gold diggers meant the end of breach of promise lawsuits.

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What Europe's Oldest Wine Tells Us About Ancient Sicilians. Samples hidden in a cave thousands of years ago hold clues to their everyday lives.

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15 of the World's Most Stunning Winter Destinations. You still have time to book a trip before the tourist season starts.

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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters
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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters. If they were designed as movie aliens, they would be too implausible.

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Making Artificial Earthquakes with a Four-Ton Steel Ball. Get out of the way when it's dropped in the name of science!

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Jerry Lewis in The Bellboy. It wasn't a typical Jerry Lewis movie, but it worked.

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The Incinerator House. Artist Ron Fleming turned an abandoned industrial structure into a home and a work of art.

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Why Adam Rippon Didn’t Win. He finished behind two competitors who fell because of the complicated math of figure skating.

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Was Young Luke Skywalker a Selfless Hero or a Freeloader? Luke took advantage of the Rebel Alliance in using an X-wing or two as his personal vehicle, but a commenter refutes that argument in style.

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15 'Trials of the Century' and the Media Frenzies That Accompanied Them. Because true crime is more fascinating than fiction.

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