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Sir Paul and the Concert Proposal

Paul McCartney helped a couple in Albany, New York, become engaged during his concert Saturday. It was the moment of a lifetime, for one reason or another.
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After his left leg and right foot were amputated, toddler Kayden Kinckle learns to walk again with his new prosthetics. The spirited little guy says, “I got it!”
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25 Perfect Drinking Songs for Lazy Summer Evenings. With accompanying videos for your convenience.
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If it’s possible for a five-ton animal to frolic, that’s what these elephants are doing during a rainfall. As they dance and wallow in the mud, you cannot mistake their happiness.
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Ten Actors Who Made Remarkable Physical Transformations To Star In Biopics. Some were so spot on, they gave chills to the subjects’ relatives and friends.
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The Lord of the Rings Trilogy is condensed into a TL;DW version of only 90 seconds. Unsurprisingly, it contains almost no spoilers.
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A guy gets nervous when he meets his girlfriend’s best friend for the first time. After all, she’s a stranger who already knows everything about him.
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Designer Babies Are Only for the Rich. Select for sex, screen out genetic diseases, and use only the embryos that won’t miscarry -for a price.
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11 brilliant household tips from my cleaning woman. May also be handy for those of us who do our own cleaning.

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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots?
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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots? Data from the MESSENGER probe proves the tiny planet is more interesting than we ever knew.

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How Antonio Banderas Conquered His Fear of Playing Picasso. The role of his hometown hero was intimidating before now.

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What Kind of Town Elects a Cat as its Mayor? The kind of town Talkeetna, Alaska, is.

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Where the Amish Go on Vacation. A neighborhood in Sarasota, Florida, is the place for an annual respite from normal work.

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8 Serious Hollywood Scenes That Looked Hilarious Before CGI. Don't let a look behind the scenes ruin your suspension of disbelief.

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A Cat Walks Into a Deli ... And the clerk helps him select a choice cut of meat.

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How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838. The Mudfog Association proposed using automatons to provide immersive entertainment.

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The Jewish Psychic Who Tricked Hitler. Erik Jan Hanussen was a master at manipulating gullible people, up to a point.

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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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