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Behind the Scenes at The Price is Right

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Behind the Price

Watch this very long and extremely detailed video look at what things are like backstage at a taping of The Price is Right.

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Check the Forecast

The new Sharknado movie has the best and most lazy subtitle in the history of media.

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John Green’s Favorites

The author of the beloved The Fault in Our Stars (and host of mental_floss on YouTube) shares his favorite bildungsromans. Sorry for the word gluttony there but that is literally the first time I’ve ever gotten to use the word "bildungsroman" since I learned it in college.

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Comics Without Context

If you just look at these isolated comic book panels they appear really odd and often completely inappropriate. Some of these are NSFW.

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Catchphrase Compendium

All of the best TV catchphrases collected together in one video.

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Walking Off

Here’s the story of the last U.S. soldier executed for desertion.

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Well, There’s Something You Don't See Every Day

I know one rickshaw driver that isn’t getting a tip.

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Happy 30th, Ghostbusters!

The movie has a landmark birthday this Sunday. Check out these facts you might not have known about the film, and get the inside story on the music video for Ray Parker, Jr.'s memorable theme song.

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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish
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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

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10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

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An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are practically everyday events, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history.

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Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

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The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

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Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama.

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The Origin Story of the Peace Sign. It was a call for nuclear disarmament almost 60 years ago.

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10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind. If only we could get our jeans and socks to last so long.

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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