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Ferris Bueller House Finally Sells

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A modernist home in Highland Park, Illinois, that was featured in Ferris Bueller's Day Off sold for $1.06 million. The house had been on the market since 2009.

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In the recent tradition of the other female comedians taking our screens big and small by storm, Amy Poehler will be releasing a sorta-kinda memoir with a suitably sassy cover.

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The late Dr. Maya Angelou wrote seven autobiographies, over a dozen volumes of poetry, cookbooks, children's books, plays, and more—and she was a proficient Twitter user as well.

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A 94-year-old woman in Massachusetts is proving that it's never too late to pick up that high school degree.

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There is nowhere in the continental United States more than 192 miles away from a Starbucks. Whether that's thrilling or terrifying information will depend on your personal affinity for brand-name iced lattes.

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People were faking photos long before Adobe Photoshop was invented, albeit with far more difficulty.

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When NASA indulges in arts and crafts, they do it on a grand scale: over 36,000 selfies combined, from 131 nations/regions, form an enormous self-portrait collage of sorts of the entire Planet Earth, as seen from space.

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There is a single best way to hold a hamburger for maximum efficiency and minimum mess. This is it.

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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe
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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe. Encountering something that overwhelms your previous experience can be terrifying or enlightening.

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Dominoes and Fire. See a chain reaction of dominoes—powered by candles, hot air, and burning sparklers.

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Alan Hale Jr. "The Skipper." Meet the man behind the Gilligan's Island character.

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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks. None of them are as scary as growing up during the Cold War arms race.

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5 Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. The secret is preparing ahead of time.

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The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne. One of the possible origin stories goes back as far as an uprising in 1813.

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The United States of Movies. The most iconic film set in each state, plotted on a colorful map.

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7 Spacecraft NASA Has Landed on Mars. Some future civilization may discover it and call it a robot planet.

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Where Did That Tuna Come From?
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Why You Should Care About Where Your Tuna Comes From. Pollutants are not the same across the globe.

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A Demonstration of How Water Acts in Space. Watch an astronaut blow fruit punch like bubble gum.

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I Wore A Mars Space Suit And It Was Exhausting. Living in an inhospitable atmosphere will be no walk in the park.

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John Ballou Newbrough's Orphan Utopia. His new Faithist religion was dictated by angels in the 1880s.

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How to Spot a Fake Viral Video. Begin with the idea that not every recording is true to life.

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The Bloody, Exhilarating Bonnie and Clyde Broke Taboos When it Hit Screens 50 Years Ago. It was historical fiction, yet resonated with the counterculture.

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The Game of Thrones Characters Need to Hang Out More. Battles and special effects are nice, but dialogue is where the show really shines.

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How WWII Saved The Great Gatsby From Obscurity. It took almost 20 years for the book to become a hit.

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