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The Simpsons LEGO House

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The Simpsons house LEGO construction set will be out next month. See pictures and a video from its creators.
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Is Google accidentally killing Wikipedia? Google’s Knowledge Graph is using Wikipedia's information without delivering pageviews.
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16 Books To Read Before They Hit Theaters This Year. Enjoy the stories twice, because the movie is always different.
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Watch the Toronto Zoo's baby polar bear take his first steps. He's also working on his adorable tiny bear roar.
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Why We Binge-Watch Television. For me, it beats having to keep up with weekly TV schedules, but as a cultural phenomenon, its a bit more complicated.
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The 10 Best Alternate Histories. Some come with a healthy shot of science fiction; others just make us glad things turned out the way they did.
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Incredible Makeup Art Turns Eyelids into Storybook Scenes. Makeup artist Tal Peleg's works should never be worn in a dimly-lit environment.
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13 actors you never knew were part of the SNL cast. For some, their short stints paid off big time in the long run.
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Why did 100,000 dead bats reportedly fall out of the sky in Australia? It was either an effect of the heat wave or someone's filming a horror movie.

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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