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Two-Hit Wonders

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Hit Me One More Time

We can all name the great one-hit wonder artists of all time. These are the best two-hit wonders.

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It’s Better To Give

Bill and Melinda Gates talk about why they’re giving away their massive fortune.

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Entourage With Asperger's”

That’s how Mike Judge, the man behind Office Space, Idiocracy, and Beavis and Butt-Head, describes his new show Silicon Valley.

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An F For Funny

These test answers aren’t technically correct, but I think they should get partial credit for their wit and entertainment value.

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How We Know It Went Bang

Ever wonder how exactly we know that the Big Bang occurred? Here is a video explanation.

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The Anti-Black Friday

Check out these haunting photographs of desolate shopping malls.

Also: Here are some other interesting abandoned places.

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Back to the Drawing Board

Katerina Kamprani is a designer that set out to make useful everyday objects annoying and useless.

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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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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut. In 1966, Robert Lawrence, Jr. was selected for a space program you've never heard of.

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A Hubo Humanoid Robot Carried the Olympic Torch in Daejon, South Korea, on Monday. It showed off a bit by cutting a hole through a wall to pass the torch on.

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The Little Blue Pill: An Oral History of Viagra. A trial of the blood pressure medicine sildenafil had a strange side effect that made it world-famous.

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Banner Ladies: The Human Billboards of Yesteryear. Looking back on a peculiar advertising trend of the 1870s.

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The Surprising History of the Kimono. It went from simple body covering to cultural icon during the Edo period.

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Confessions of a Star Wars Nerd. No matter how much of a fan you consider yourself, there is always someone who will out-geek you.

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Incredible Photographs of a Doomed 1914 Antarctic Expedition. Over two years, they lived on a ship, on ice, and on an island before they could leave.

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