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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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How Jupiter May Have Gifted Early Earth With Water
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How Jupiter May Have Gifted Early Earth With Water. Young gas giants throw debris toward inward planets, including hydrogen-rich materials.

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Brazil's Geography Problem. It's a big country with lots of people, so why isn't it a world power?

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The Science of Hearing. Our ability to detect and interpret sounds is due to an amazing and complicated biological system.

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Lucasfilm Might be Putting Future Star Wars Spinoffs on Hold. Solo's disappointing box office was a surprise glitch in the moneymaking machine.

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Why Women Say Nothing Is Wrong When Something Is Clearly Wrong. She has plenty of reasons not to share it with you right now.

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How to Decorate Like a Viking. Archaeologists have built a palette of the paint colors used on Viking homes and buildings.

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The Breastfeeding Zealots of the Neonatal Ward. Maternal lactation is pushed to the point of shaming mothers with hungry babies.

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9 Amazing Tiki Bars. A visit will cool you off even on the hottest day.

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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain
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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain. Check out 25 subtle tricks that make you spend more.

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Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border. A list of resources and organizations that need your skills, time, or money.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice. While the days will only get shorter from here, temperatures will still go up.

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The Forgotten Chefs Who Made Chili Con Carne a Tex-Mex Standard. Women running their own businesses gave us an entirely new cuisine.

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You Would Never Expect Killer Whales to Appear Here. Arctic Ocean prey that once fed polar bears is fair game for orcas.

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Brooklyn's Defunct Domino Sugar Plant Opens as Domino Park. Pictures show how an old factory can become a community park and still retain its history.

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First Impressions. Tom Comitta took the first sentence from 268 New Yorker short stories, sorted them, and combined them into one surprisingly cohesive tale.

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The Original Locations of 15 Famous Chain Stores. There might be one near you!

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