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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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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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