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Tim Burton's Batman is 25

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15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Tim Burton’s Batman. Casting Michael Keaton was a brilliant move that no one understood until they saw the finished movie.
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A 16-year-old made a browser plugin that reveals where politicians get their cash. Nicholas Rubin isn’t old enough to vote, but he might make a difference in upcoming elections anyway.
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10 Items You Should Always Buy Generic. Check the ingredients if you don’t think they’re the same.
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Man Sues British Airways For Sending Him to Grenada Instead of Granada. Grenada, Granada, the only difference is ...the Atlantic Ocean.
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Bad puns are our nation’s greatest export. Here are 26 of them, illustrated.
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“Kramer, meet Feldman”: 19 TV Bizarros. Shows are always up for a meeting between similar but weirder versions of their regular characters.
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It’s Time to Turn Off TV Doctors. Credentialed or not, they are trying to build an audience, not a clientele.
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Has anyone ever told you that you should dress up your chicken dinner? Jill Alexander Essbaum, aka Emily Chickensen, dresses hers up in costumes to illustrate puns in photographs.
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Would you quit your job for $25,000? Such an offer would make you think hard about how long it would take you to find another.

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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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