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Sound Effects Gone Wrong

In a skit called “Sound Effects” on Whose Line Is It Anyway, the audience participants have no clue what they’re supposed to do. Which makes it much funnier than if it had gone as planned.
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The U.S. military actually made a zombie apocalypse training manual. The real mystery is who the code word “zombie” actually refers to.
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Watch This Fearless Cat Save A Boy From A Vicious Dog Attack. Four-year-old Jeremy got ten stitches, but it could have been much worse.
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Here’s A Ranking Of The Richest Superheroes. Their wealth is estimated because they’re, you know, fictional.
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26 Facts You Might Not Know about Dragnet. Joe Friday has been in the public consciousness for 65 years now.
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Over 200 are confirmed dead and more missing in a mining accident in Turkey. Here’s how that compares to the worst mining accidents ever.
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When I referred to John Green as a rockstar yesterday, I did not realize how right I was. The audience reaction to Green and his movie was like a 1964 Beatles concert.
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The 5 Most Heinous Crimes George Lucas Has Committed Against Star Wars. I can honestly think of a few more.
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The painstaking beauty of Scotland's Harris Tweed. The process, from sheep to fabric, is told in pictures.

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10 Holiday Controversies
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10 Holiday Controversies. What were once personal choices are now public arguments about how it should be done.

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How Zarafa, France’s First Giraffe, Became a Cultural Sensation. Artists across the country wanted to draw or paint her.

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The 6 Big Superhero Movies Of 2017, Ranked From Worst To Best. It's hard to disagree with such a short list, but some fans will.

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When They Tried to Collect on a Nonexistent Debt, This Man Fought Back. Andrew Therrien took the harassment personally, and set out to find out who was behind it.

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Competitive creative dog grooming is an activity that makes dogs into an art medium. The documentary short Well Groomed follows two creative dog groomers through the biggest such contest at Groom Expo.

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Ada Blackjack, the Forgotten Sole Survivor of an Odd Arctic Expedition. She didn't know how to shoot or trap, but she had to make it back to her young son.

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The American Savings Crisis, Explained. Even if we could build savings in this economy, it wouldn't be worth the effort.

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12 Heroic U.S. Military Chaplains. They didn't want to kill, but served by their own sacrifice.

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How Animals are Excavated at the La Brea Tar Pits
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Excavating 101 at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. See how paleontologists get those animals out of the ancient asphalt.

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Solving the Mystery of Lyme Disease. When a shocking number of children in one town developed rheumatoid arthritis, doctors and public health officials teamed up to find its cause.

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Horse Feathers: the Marx Brothers at Their Best. The 1932 film is better than its reputation.

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A Child Interviews Her Cat. Any cat owner can relate to the absolute accuracy of the cat's responses.

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10 Reasons Why We Already Know Rey Is a Skywalker. This speculation is derived from clues in The Force Awakens, and contains no spoilers for The last Jedi.

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The Netflix Movie A Christmas Prince is a Hit for All the Wrong Reasons. It might even be worth borrowing a Netflix password.

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Imagining the Jellyfish Apocalypse. As the ocean's ecosystems collapse, they are poised to take over.

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What Was FDR Doing On the "Date Which Will Live in Infamy"? Read how the president took the news of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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