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Stay Puft Marshmallow Man in LEGO

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The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man From Ghostbusters Has Been Recreated In LEGO And It Is Awesome. Get a sneak preview before he goes to Comic Con next week.
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A Nonfiction Tour of America: 50 Books for 50 States. Just the descriptions make me feel more knowledgable.
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Thousands Of Containers Fall Off Ships Every Year. What Happens To Them? Let’s go down to the bottom of the ocean and find out.
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You'll Never Believe Which Classic Sci-Fi Author Wrote Dirty Poems. With some sample limericks for your enjoyment.
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Disney World Means Everything to a Special Needs Mom. Other businesses could learn a lot from them about dealing with disabilities.
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The 10 Hardest Habits to Break. With suggestions for doing just that.
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I don’t think this lady gets how the car wash works. Oh, it might get clean, but it might also not work by the time she’s through.
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Warming Glow gives us a list of 11 roles in ten TV shows that were changed in order to fit an actor who impressed the producers. It’s hard now to imagine their original vision for those characters.
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Why you should never, ever pack your kids' suitcases for them. The job will be screwed up no matter what, but at least it won’t be your fault.

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Game of Thrones Has Changed the Real World
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6 Ways Game of Thrones has Changed the Real World. Even those who don't watch it know the characters as cultural metaphors.

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The Only Thing Worse than Watching an Offensively Bad Comedy is Watching One You Supposedly Wrote. A.J. Via got a movie deal and lost all control of the finished product.

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To Fight Smallpox in the Spanish Colonies, King Charles IV Sent a Ship on a Vaccination Mission in 1803. The expedition included 22 orphans carrying the fresh vaccine in their bodies to keep it safe enough to last the voyage around the world.

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For Centuries, People Celebrated a Little Boy’s First Pair of Trousers. Once he was toilet-trained and could dress himself, he could become a real boy.

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What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It. A familiar terms carries a lot of baggage, while a new term will encourage patients to just follow doctor's orders.

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Ben Stiller's Never-Ending Midlife Crisis. His new movie Brad's Status is the fourth that explores that theme.

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Sir Arthur and the Fairies. After a thorough but flawed investigation, the Sherlock Holmes author believed the Cottingley Fairies were real.

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Great Stephen King Stories
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16 Great Stephen King Stories to Read This Fall. In case you want to scare yourself silly alone in the dark.

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Cowabunga! Strange Cow Stories. Bossy has gotten herself into some weird places.

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How Two Lesbians Fought the Nazis With a Typewriter. Lucy Schwob and Suzanne Malherbe kept up a propaganda war from their home in the Channel Islands.

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Can You Survive on Potatoes Alone? Maybe, but there are drawbacks to potatoes as a life-sustaining food.

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Why Back-to-School Season Feels Like the New Year—Even for Adults. The majority of people spend more than half their lives tied to the school calendar.

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A Visual History of Lunchboxes. Come for the nostalgia, stay for the trivia.

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An Austrian Ossuary Holds Hundreds of Elaborately Hand-Painted Skulls. The custom is a combination of memento mori and identification.

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A Brief History of United States Currency. Until the Civil War, money was printed privately by banks.

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