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An Oral History of MST3K

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From the Peanut Gallery

If you love Joel Robinson, Tom Servo, and Crow T. Robot, then you’ll love this oral history of Mystery Science Theater 3000.

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Alakazam!

Check out this astounding illusionist on Britain’s Got Talent conjuring birds out of thin air.

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“Some Kind of Writhing, Oversized Ball-Pit Monster”

I love that description of the time Cleveland released 1.5 million helium balloons all at once. The pictures are strangely scary.

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Godzilla, Sort Of

Here is a homemade remake of the Godzilla trailer with matchbox cars, action figures, lots of cardboard and mouth-made sound effects standing in for the real things.

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50 Stops

Check out this list of the one tourist trap you’re missing in each state. Did they get your state’s right?

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Here Comes the Story of the Hurricane

In honor of Rubin Carter’s passing this weekend, here is the first time Bob Dylan ever performed the famous song he wrote about the wrongly-accused boxing champ.

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The Top 10

Check out Stephen Colbert appearing on the show he will take over hosting duties on next year—and delivering the Top 10 list.

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Warner Home Video
25 Unsung Christmas Icons
Warner Home Video
Warner Home Video

25 Unsung Christmas Icons. You know them, from Yukon Cornelius to Cousin Eddie.

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The Christmas Bird Count. The hundred-year-old tradition is yielding useful information about how our world is changing.

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The Billionaire Who Refused to Pay Kidnappers to Save His Grandson's Life. The true story behind the movie All the Money in the World.

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19 Weird Ways Christmas Was Totally Different 100 Years Ago. Only the best traditions stand the test of time.

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Why Your Brain Has Trouble Bailing Out Of a Bad Plan. Dialing it back takes too many steps.

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Christmas Time Means Sneaky Cats Getting Stuck in Trees. And they're not the least bit sorry about it.

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15 High-Flying Facts About Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. The story set in the 19th century brought martial arts movies into the 21st century.

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Oscilloscope Laboratories
Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
Oscilloscope Laboratories

Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked. There are 79 to choose from, with critiques.

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Academic Publishing is Headed for a Day of Reckoning. When you must pay to publish and then pay to read, how can we afford to learn science?

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12 Bizarre Inspirations Behind Star Wars Movie Characters. The creators have been asked time and time again where they got their ideas, and the answers range from goofy (literally) to sublime.

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The World Might Be Better Off Without College for Everyone. It's become an arms race for unnecessary job credentials.

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2017 is the Year that Computers Became Phones. The way people use technology is driving the design of the modern desktop and laptop.

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15 Things You Might Not Know About Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man. The mathematical sketch was a personal note that became one of the artist's most famous works.

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