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Francois Prost

French Nightclubs by Day

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French Nightclubs Photographed During the Day. Photographer Francois Prost’s images show how sunlight strips the magic away.
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Meet Peanut, the Ugliest Dog in the World. He won the title honestly, but his story will touch your heart.
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Star Wars gets a Guardians of the Galaxy-style trailer. All the delights of the 1970s without the fading colors.
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4 Bad Side Effects of Reading Fiction According to the 19th Century. Horrors! They might enrich your imagination!
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The ten most haunted places in America. Some will invite you to stay the night -if you can make yourself stay put.
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Massive World Cup Barbecuing Prompts Chile To Declare Smog Emergency. Tens of thousands of barbecues mean serious eating, um, I mean smoke.
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The Supermassive Black Hole Smokescreen. Not only do they draw stuff in, they also spew a lot of it back out.
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The Essential Wedding Registry Checklist For Your Kitchen. Somebody throw me a wedding shower, because I’ve cooked forty years without all the basics!
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Online daters: Think twice before bragging about your six-figure salary. Would you prefer responses from gold diggers, or no one at all?

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Vampires, Ghosts, and Dark Shadows Beauty Pageants
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Vampires, Ghosts, and the Dark Shadows Beauty Pageants of the Early 1970s. The Miss American Vampire Contest was a hit, but Miss Ghost America was not.

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As Users Opt for the Discounted iPhone 7, iPhone 8 Sales Underwhelm. It turns out that price and features matter more than owning the latest version, which may bode poorly for the iPhone X.

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Naps Have Amazing Health Benefits. Just a little shut-eye can make you more productive the rest of the day.

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The Incredible Story of Dawn Doe, the Real Skeleton in Dawn of the Dead. The movie crew didn't know they were using a real human skeleton until years later.

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There are No Spiders in This Pie. In case you were thinking there were, which you were not.

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It's Time to Bring Back Memento Mori.  Reminders of our own mortality could spur us to make the most out of the time we have.

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12 Creepy DIY Halloween Projects to Scare Your Guests. Any of them will add life to your Halloween party!

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The Phantoms of Paris
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The Phantoms of Paris. Dark ghost stories from the City of Light.

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How Hippies Put on the Worst Music Festival in History. The Erie Canal Soda Pop Festival outdid Woodstock in bad planning and poor execution.

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A Very Special 1970s Nightmare, Starring Vincent Price, H.R. Pufnstuf, and the Brady Bunch. Variety shows were a simple way for TV networks to recycle familiar faces.

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Just About Everything We Know About the Pard. For hundreds of years, the leopard was thought to be a cross between a lion and a pard.

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Lt. Cliff Judkins Fell 15,000 Feet and Lived. His fighter jet caught fire, his ejection seat didn't work, and his parachute didn't open.

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The Great Thaw of the American North is Coming. The loss of permafrost will have profound effects.

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The Creepiest Urban Legend in Every State. How does your state's tale stack up against the others?

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Ada Lovelace: The First Computer Programmer. In the 1840s, she crunched the numbers that were the software for a theoretical machine.

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