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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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How Jupiter May Have Gifted Early Earth With Water
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How Jupiter May Have Gifted Early Earth With Water. Young gas giants throw debris toward inward planets, including hydrogen-rich materials.

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Brazil's Geography Problem. It's a big country with lots of people, so why isn't it a world power?

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The Science of Hearing. Our ability to detect and interpret sounds is due to an amazing and complicated biological system.

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Lucasfilm Might be Putting Future Star Wars Spinoffs on Hold. Solo's disappointing box office was a surprise glitch in the moneymaking machine.

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Why Women Say Nothing Is Wrong When Something Is Clearly Wrong. She has plenty of reasons not to share it with you right now.

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How to Decorate Like a Viking. Archaeologists have built a palette of the paint colors used on Viking homes and buildings.

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The Breastfeeding Zealots of the Neonatal Ward. Maternal lactation is pushed to the point of shaming mothers with hungry babies.

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9 Amazing Tiki Bars. A visit will cool you off even on the hottest day.

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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain
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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain. Check out 25 subtle tricks that make you spend more.

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Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border. A list of resources and organizations that need your skills, time, or money.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice. While the days will only get shorter from here, temperatures will still go up.

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The Forgotten Chefs Who Made Chili Con Carne a Tex-Mex Standard. Women running their own businesses gave us an entirely new cuisine.

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You Would Never Expect Killer Whales to Appear Here. Arctic Ocean prey that once fed polar bears is fair game for orcas.

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Brooklyn's Defunct Domino Sugar Plant Opens as Domino Park. Pictures show how an old factory can become a community park and still retain its history.

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First Impressions. Tom Comitta took the first sentence from 268 New Yorker short stories, sorted them, and combined them into one surprisingly cohesive tale.

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The Original Locations of 15 Famous Chain Stores. There might be one near you!

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