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Go Inside North Korea

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These 22 minutes of footage, taken with a GoPro video camera, comprise the first-ever state-sanctioned video tour of Pyongyang, North Korea. It's an eerie experience.

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Morgan Freeman's famous voice doesn't sound quite the same after an encounter with the contents of a helium balloon.

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Eating alone in public shouldn't have to be an embarrassment, so two Dutch agencies have joined forces to create a restaurant that celebrates the solo diner, instead of shaming them. However, they do ask that their not-so-lonely restaurants be a smartphone-free space.

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For some reason, China has a strange affinity for one particular Kenny G song—and no one seems to know why.

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"The Drinkable Book" probably doesn't make for very good reading, but it could save a lot of lives.

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It's strange to think that there's nothing more than an ocean separating California and Japan, Southern Florida and the Sahara, Chile and Australia. Just about every coast is directly across from some far-distant shore, which is a nice bit of knowledge to share on your next beach day out.

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Who knew that baby bottles were so much more dangerous than blow dryers?

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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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