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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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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution. The story of the discovery of green fluorescent protein.

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Ranking America’s Top 10 Chain Restaurants. When you're on the road for the holidays, you'll know what to expect for dinner.

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How Hoarding Works. It's not just a habit or a hobby, but a serious mental illness.

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Meet the Most Toxic Plant in North America. Whatever you do, do not eat the spotted water hemlock.

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Why Millennials are Facing the Scariest Financial Future of Any Generation Since the Great Depression. Being born in the wrong year has consequences that last a lifetime.

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How Titanic’s Iconic Necklace Almost Sank an Entire Company. The J. Peterman Company was the only officially licensed producer of the Heart of the Ocean.

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Star Wars and the Unfortunate Ubiquity of the Final Climactic Explosion. It's happened several times already; let's see something different.

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13 Weird and Wonderful Gingerbread Houses. You can make anything from imagination and royal icing.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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