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Aliens in LEGO

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James Cameron’s Aliens Recreated in LEGO. Sigourney Weaver is tough even in a plastic minifig.
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Brad Paisley used an audience member’s GoPro camera to play his guitar. The resulting video might make you a little dizzy.
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Things you might not know about Beverly Hills Cop. It’s been a long time, so if you ever knew this stuff, you’ve probably forgotten by now.
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Why Everyone You Know Is Freaking Out About The Fault in Our Stars. My kids saw the movie last night and said it’s almost as good as the book.
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Did you know you can create movies with the video game Grand Theft Auto 5? These guys recreated the motorcycle chase scene from Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
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Chinese Scientists Question Plan To Bulldoze 700 Mountains In Lanzhou City. They’re not moving mountains for coal or oil, just for more flat land to build cities.
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The Cult of Boba Fett: The Star Wars Bounty Hunter’s Spin-Off. How did a character with four lines in two movies get such a fan base?
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9 delightful recipes from the 1950s you should make with your kids today. Relax, none contain Jello or Spam.

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Why Hospitals Started Displaying Babies Through Windows
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Why Hospitals Started Displaying Newborn Babies Through Windows. And why we don't want the custom to die out.

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When London Bridge Moved … to Arizona? The entire stone bridge was dismantled, shipped, and rebuilt in the American desert.

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The Tom and Jerry Story. Almost 80 years later, we still enjoy the cat-and-mouse game.

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11 Geographic Markers That Are Totally Inaccurate. It could be a mistake, a matter of convenience, or the shifting earth.

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5 Sequels That Introduce Huge Plot Holes To The Originals. You'd think that someone somewhere would be in charge of making film franchises internally consistent from one movie to the next.

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Zero-G Blood and the Many Horrors of Space Surgery. We'll have to be ready for it if we're going to Mars.

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Meet the Man Who Has Lived Alone on This Island for 28 Years. In 1989, Mauro Morandi's catamaran drifted onto Budelli Island in the Mediterranean Sea, and he never left.

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14 Huge Facts About Elephant Seals. They stand out even among weird marine animals.

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Peanuts Aren't Nuts
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Why aren't peanuts classified as nuts? Turns out, they're closer to green beans than you think. Peanuts are biologically legumes.

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What This Company Is Offering Employees Is Raising a Privacy Debate. Would you let your company implant a chip in your hand?

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Your Roomba is Spying on You. The devices have been gathering information about your home, and that data could be more valuable to Roomba maker iRobot Corp than the sales of its vacuum cleaner.

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The Legend of The Fatal Sisters: Voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau put a curse on plantation owner De Coucy, swearing his bloodline would die out, but he ignored it.

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Are Helicopter Parents Ruining Summer Camp? Kids don't mind giving up their cell phones for the week, but it really bothers parents.

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He Thought Butternut Squash was Cheese: Funny observation of the daily struggles of customer service employees and the fact that the customer is not always right.

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Why you should vacation somewhere new, unexpected, and totally out of your comfort zone.

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15 Monumental Facts About the Lincoln Memorial. One tidbit: The project took a long and winding road from idea to finished structure.

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