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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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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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