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The Tiny Titanic

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At the time of its glorious departure and subsequent tragedy, the RMS Titanic was the largest ship on the sea. These days, the "Ship of Dreams" barely holds a candle to the 100,000-ton cruise ship that now holds the title.

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America's execution chambers are a room no one hopes to enter. This collection of photos gathered from various sources provides a glimpse into those haunting spaces.

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Eight Muppet movies and one inimitable Muppet Show later, these are the nine funniest musical numbers from the nation's most popular puppet show.

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It's commencement season again, and with each year comes a new opportunity for the famous faces of the age to make their mark with a particularly insightful, inspirational, clever speech to the children of the future. With years of great addresses dating back to 1774 in NPR's commencement speech archive, they'll have a lot to live up to.

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Over 400,000 high-res images of public domain works from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection are now freely available online.

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It’s not too soon to get nostalgic about old-school video game arcades.

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Late movie critic Roger Ebert, long-time columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times, is getting a posthumous movie of his own.

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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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