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Dracula's Castle is For Sale

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Dracula’s castle is for sale -again. Bran Castle in Transylvania welcomes thousands of tourists every year, but none of the 57 rooms is a bathroom.
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Storyboards From the Original Star Wars Trilogy. Get a sneak peek at the new book full of them from Lucasfilm.
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This kid is a regular yoyo prodigy. At his age, I was tripping over my untied shoelaces.
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10 Things You Might Not Know About The Frasier Series Finale On Its 10th Anniversary. It will make you want to watch all 264 episodes again.
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Watch Cats Attempt to Play Candy Crush. Touch screens were invented with cats in mind.
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Dead or Alive, the Hits Keep Coming. Here’s a list of ten albums that were released after the artist died.
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A mother duck knows what her ducklings are capable of, and encourages them to try new skills. In this case, it’s jumping from a short ledge that looks awfully high to the little ducks.
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This may be the best used car ad you’ll ever see. PonyHans’ 1993 Volvo has more personality than a new one ever will.
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There has been a big setback in the search for alien life. But if history is any indicator, we’ll figure out a way to analyze the atmospheres of distant exoplanets.

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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution
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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution. The story of the discovery of green fluorescent protein.

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Ranking America’s Top 10 Chain Restaurants. When you're on the road for the holidays, you'll know what to expect for dinner.

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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
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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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