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Buy A Chicken Corsage For Prom

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Surely This Is A Joke

Is KFC really selling chicken corsages for high school proms???

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Spend the Night on Snake Island

You’ve read about Snake Island here before. Now see video of the island’s history, learn about the legend that surrounds it, and watch people actually stay the night there. Just know that the video contains a little bit of NSFW language.

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The Job That Pays…

When it ends. If you work for Amazon and you hate your job, they might pay you $5,000 to just go away.

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Pranks Are America’s Real Favorite Pastime

Check out the prank that an entire baseball team played on one of its players.

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Word Up

These themed word lists will have you have you unfurling unparallelled acts of lyrical prestidigitation in no time.

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Another Criminal Toddler Walks Free

Well, crawls. Officials in Pakistan have decided against charging a nine-month old boy with attempted murder.

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April 14, 1865: President Lincoln Is Assassinated

Today is the anniversary of the day Abraham Lincoln was killed by an assassin at Ford’s Theatre. Here is where you need to go to see the scattered artifacts of that terrible event.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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