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Rare Footage From Action Park

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You’ve read about the terrifying rides at the notorious Action Park amusement park in New Jersey. Now you can check out this rare footage of people riding the legendary looping tube slide.

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Through the Open Door

The movies would have you believe that when a plane door is opened in mid-flight that everything inside the plane is instantly sucked straight out of the plane in one single instant. Popular Mechanics explores what would really happen.

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Easter for Eggheads

These Easter eggs are totally nerdtastic.

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Short on Time?

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The Search For Answers

Check out 10 baffling unsolved mysteries.

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Held Hostage

This man has been imprisoned in Texas for the last 33 years without a conviction.

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Euphegenia Returns

Robin Williams seems set to return in a sequel to 1993’s Mrs. Doubtfire.

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How Hoarding Works. It's not just a habit or a hobby, but a serious mental illness.

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Meet the Most Toxic Plant in North America. Whatever you do, do not eat the spotted water hemlock.

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Why Millennials are Facing the Scariest Financial Future of Any Generation Since the Great Depression. Being born in the wrong year has consequences that last a lifetime.

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How Titanic’s Iconic Necklace Almost Sank an Entire Company. The J. Peterman Company was the only officially licensed producer of the Heart of the Ocean.

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Star Wars and the Unfortunate Ubiquity of the Final Climactic Explosion. It's happened several times already; let's see something different.

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13 Weird and Wonderful Gingerbread Houses. You can make anything from imagination and royal icing.

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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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