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The Time Winter Lasted A Decade

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I Should Stop Complaining About the Winter

At least I’ve never been around when part of Halley’s Comet snapped off, fell to Earth and caused winter to last for a decade. That sounds like science fiction, but it might have actually happened.

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Why You Should Adore Your Mother-In-Law

Because she’s not one of these people. And you thought you had a hard time getting through a holiday meal.

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I Thought I Was In This?

It must be weird to spend months making a film and then when you actually get to see the finished product you realize it is nothing like what you thought it was.

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Not Your Everyday Internet Cat Content

As this article explains, the weirdest film at Sundance this year features a plot about:

A psychopathically cheery factory employee who heads home every evening to speak to his cat and dog, who continually debate whether he should kill more women. (The cat is for it, the dog not.)

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The Destruction of Smaug

Because he destroyed this book. But, still, it’s pretty cool.

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No Estate Is Complete…

Without an underwater ballroom.

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How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler?
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20th Century Fox

How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler? With the addition of lightsabers!

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The Mysterious Origins of the First Scandinavians. The tools they left behind suggested that migration may have come from two directions.

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When Quackery on the Radio Was a Public Health Crisis. From magic bracelets to goat gonad transplants, medical marketers got rich.

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Found: The Real Bullitt Mustang That Steve McQueen Tried (and Failed) to Buy. The '69 sports car had been in private hands since after the movie wrapped.

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When Did People Start Making Bread? A short history of the staple that feeds the world.

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How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations. First off, pretend you're a man.

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The Skillet. Susannah Nesmith beautifully chronicles the legacy of her great-great-grandmother's iron cookware.

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12 Cultured Facts About the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Knowing these will enhance your visit, whenever that happens.

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Son of Frankenstein: Hitting the Horror Trifecta
Universal Pictures
Universal Pictures

Son of Frankenstein: Hitting the Horror Trifecta. A perfect ending to the first great movie trilogy.

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It Wasn't Easy Being Green for These Mysterious Children in 12th-Century England. The village of Woolpit has never been the same since.

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The Strange History of One of the Internet's First Viral Videos. If you had an email address in the late 1990s, you probably received a video file titled “badday.mpg” at least once.

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The Contentious Burial of Bo-Bo, the Blenheim Spaniel of Civil War Hero General Daniel E. Sickles. His relatives didn't want the beloved dog interred in the family plot.

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Here's Why Your Body Stores More Fat in Certain Places. Hormones do it, but in an insanely complicated manner.

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Butterfly Breeder Romy McCloskey Saw One Emerge from its Chrysalis with a Torn Wing. So she got her tools together and performed a wing transplant.

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How to Get Your Procrastination Under Control. It's a matter of valuing the things you need to do.

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19 Times That Actors Have Been Injured On Set. Some of the scenes were then included in the finished film.

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