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Too Pretty to Eat

This dad creates art each day as he’s creating his daughter’s lunch. Some of these are quite amazing.

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Must Beg TV

NBC is now asking anyone that has a good sitcom idea to send it in.

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Where’s My Mind?

One noted expert believes quantum theory might prove that human consciousness goes to another universe when we die. I guess that’s preferable to believing it just ceases to exist altogether.

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Propaganda Fail

Each of these attempts to control the story turned into a total disaster.

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Turn and Shoot

Learn the history of Alexander Hamilton’s habit of shooting at people, how a haunted bar factors in, and where his guns are now.

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The Once and Future King

Yesterday was the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron breaking Babe Ruth’s all-time home run record in Major League Baseball. Here is how Babe Ruth lived out the last few years of his life.

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RIP: Ultimate Warrior

One of the most famous wrestlers in WWE history passed away yesterday. Learn a few things you didn’t know about the Ultimate Warrior, Andre the Giant, Hulk Hogan and others.

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Vampires, Ghosts, and Dark Shadows Beauty Pageants
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Vampires, Ghosts, and the Dark Shadows Beauty Pageants of the Early 1970s. The Miss American Vampire Contest was a hit, but Miss Ghost America was not.

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As Users Opt for the Discounted iPhone 7, iPhone 8 Sales Underwhelm. It turns out that price and features matter more than owning the latest version, which may bode poorly for the iPhone X.

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Naps Have Amazing Health Benefits. Just a little shut-eye can make you more productive the rest of the day.

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The Incredible Story of Dawn Doe, the Real Skeleton in Dawn of the Dead. The movie crew didn't know they were using a real human skeleton until years later.

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There are No Spiders in This Pie. In case you were thinking there were, which you were not.

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It's Time to Bring Back Memento Mori.  Reminders of our own mortality could spur us to make the most out of the time we have.

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12 Creepy DIY Halloween Projects to Scare Your Guests. Any of them will add life to your Halloween party!

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The Phantoms of Paris
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The Phantoms of Paris. Dark ghost stories from the City of Light.

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How Hippies Put on the Worst Music Festival in History. The Erie Canal Soda Pop Festival outdid Woodstock in bad planning and poor execution.

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A Very Special 1970s Nightmare, Starring Vincent Price, H.R. Pufnstuf, and the Brady Bunch. Variety shows were a simple way for TV networks to recycle familiar faces.

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Just About Everything We Know About the Pard. For hundreds of years, the leopard was thought to be a cross between a lion and a pard.

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Lt. Cliff Judkins Fell 15,000 Feet and Lived. His fighter jet caught fire, his ejection seat didn't work, and his parachute didn't open.

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The Great Thaw of the American North is Coming. The loss of permafrost will have profound effects.

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The Creepiest Urban Legend in Every State. How does your state's tale stack up against the others?

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Ada Lovelace: The First Computer Programmer. In the 1840s, she crunched the numbers that were the software for a theoretical machine.

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