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The Shawshank Money Machine

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Crime Pays

Doesn’t it seem like The Shawshank Redemption is always on TV? That’s because it is, and it’s still making good money for the studio and the actors who appeared in it.

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He Gave His Heart to Acting

Yahoo! Movies interviews the man who had his heart ripped from his chest in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

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Food Fights

Here are some of the most controversial foods on Earth.

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The Show Must Go On

The AV Club counts down 16 television series that continued even when a major cast member passed away.

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Written in the Stars

Will England win the World Cup? Stephen Hawking explores.

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Quite A Ride

You’ve got to take a look at this video of Verrückt, the world’s tallest water slide. The opening of it at Kansas City’s Schlitterbahn Waterpark has been delayed because, well, probably because this thing looks like a death machine. I’ve been skydiving and I might still chicken out of riding this.

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A Lemon Rolled for a Quarter Mile Down a Street
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A Lemon Rolled for a Quarter Mile Down a Street. And since the evidence is on video, many, many unproductive hours have been spent watching it.

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A Man Grew the World's Longest Fingernails Out of Spite. After 66 years, Shridhar Chillal finally got his 30 feet of nails cut.

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NASA-Designed Heat Shields Could Save Firefighters' Lives. Teams are carrying 40 prototypes as they battle wildfires in the American West.

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The Most Important Video Game on the Planet. Fortnite is so popular that its culture is spilling out into the real world.

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The Futuristic Skyscrapers of 1923 Were Supposed to Solve Traffic Problems. Like many people, those architects assumed we would soon have flying cars.

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Want to Become an Astronaut? There's an app for that.

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10 Nutty Proposals to Save the Planet. Some could eventually lead to plausible ideas.

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12 Theme Parks Where the Danger is Real
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12 Theme Parks Where the Danger is Real. Thank goodness the parks themselves are fictional.

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Green Ball Adventure, a Sprice Machines Chain Reaction. Watch a charming combination of colorful levers, pulleys, dominos, and spring action, all powered by gravity.

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Lede-Buried Voicemails From Your Mom. Everyone has examples of parental communication gone wrong.

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How to Start Knitting (and Learn to Love It). Seek the enjoyment first, and the skill will come in time.

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The Oldest Color Produced by Living Things Is 1.1 Billion Years Old. The ancient cyanobacteria chlorophyll is strangely pink.

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Before Björk, There Was the Last Incan Princess. Peruvian soprano Yma Sumac had a six-octave range, but it was her exoticism that made her famous.

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Everyone’s Favorite Houseplant Only Wants to Die. Your pothos has lost the genes necessary for sexual reproduction, but is doomed to live as clones in millions of apartments.

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Dime After Dime: A Gripping History of Claw Machines. They've been irresistible for almost 200 years.

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