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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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How A Wrinkle in Time Inspired Female Scientists
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True Stories of How A Wrinkle in Time Inspired Female Scientists. The right book at the right time can change the world.

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How a Pile of Unpaid Bills Led to Washington, D.C. The new city was to be a haven from angry creditors.

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At the NBA All-Star Game, Fergie Performed "The Star Spangled Banner" as a Sultry Torch Song. The response was not so much outrage as it was laughter.

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Hawai‘i’s Last Outlaw Hippies. They've been squatting in the Kalalau Valley for 50 years, but that's coming to an end.

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The Insect That Painted Europe Red. When Conquistadors brought cochineal insects back from the Aztec empire, the color they produced made Spanish dyers rich.

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A New Model Predicts That the 'Ideal' Mammal Is 2.5 Times Bigger Than an Elephant. That model assumes adequate resources from an abundant Earth.

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New York’s Oldest Dim Sum Restaurant and the Secrets of Chinatown. Take a tour of Doyers Street, also known as Bloody Angle.

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15 of History's Greatest Mad Scientists. How being downright insane can lead to thinking outside the box.

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5 Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors
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Five Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors. Our genes are largely the result of travel and intermingling.

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The Top 10 National Parks You've Probably Never Heard Of. One of them may be closer to you than you thought.

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The Well-Dressed Suffragist. If you're going to protest, you'll need to buy a charming new hat.

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The Presidential Portrait That Was the “Ugliest Thing” LBJ Ever Saw. (The artist did not take that comment kindly.)

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In the game Robot Mind Meld, the object is to come up with the same word as a robot in as few steps as possible. Keep in mind that the robot is not as intuitive as you are.

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The Father Of Artistic Figure Skating. It was all about making a perfect figure 8 on the ice until Jackson Haines came along.

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Amazon's Big Gamble on Grocery Delivery. What impact could a giant competitor have on existing businesses?

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President John Tyler's Grandsons Are Still Alive. Tyler took office in 1841, and eventually had 15 children.

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