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The new Godzilla film isn’t perfect, but it’s a lot of fun. This incarnation doesn’t take itself too seriously.
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Bryan Cranston spills the beans during an interview about the difficulty of working with Godzilla, a diva who thought he was the star of the movie. According to Cranston, Godzilla wouldn’t come out of his (assumed large) trailer and demanded special food on the set.
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How To Train Your Cat To Be A Hero. It looks simple, but of course, your mileage may vary.
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A ten-foot rise in sea level doesn’t sound like much, but it would be disastrous for coastal cities. New maps show you how it would affect your hometown.
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Would you be this calm and collected if a bear opened your door and looked into your house? No, but you probably lock the doors before you go to sleep.
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Are Viruses the Next Cure for Cancer? Treatment with a modified measles virus has given hope to two patients diagnosed with untreatable cancer.
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Sexist postcards from 100 years ago. And some are not nearly that old.
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Messing with Mother Nature: The Macquarie Island Ecosystem. Bringing in invasive species to deal with other invasive species is a recipe for disaster.

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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots?
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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots? Data from the MESSENGER probe proves the tiny planet is more interesting than we ever knew.

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How Antonio Banderas Conquered His Fear of Playing Picasso. The role of his hometown hero was intimidating before now.

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What Kind of Town Elects a Cat as its Mayor? The kind of town Talkeetna, Alaska, is.

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Where the Amish Go on Vacation. A neighborhood in Sarasota, Florida, is the place for an annual respite from normal work.

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8 Serious Hollywood Scenes That Looked Hilarious Before CGI. Don't let a look behind the scenes ruin your suspension of disbelief.

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A Cat Walks Into a Deli ... And the clerk helps him select a choice cut of meat.

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How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838. The Mudfog Association proposed using automatons to provide immersive entertainment.

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The Jewish Psychic Who Tricked Hitler. Erik Jan Hanussen was a master at manipulating gullible people, up to a point.

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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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