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Brendan Fitzpatrick

Inside Toys

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Brendan Fitzpatrick

X-Rays of Toys and Their Complex Interiors. Photographer Brendan Fitzpatrick takes a look inside and finds more than what meets the eye.
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The Japanese fart cannon is every bit as crazy as you’d expect. All it needs is a lighter to total destruction.
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A Fan Put Together A Stunning Recap Of Game Of Thrones Seasons 1-4. If you aren’t keeping up with the story, it won’t make any sense, but if you are, this will made you long for the show’s return.
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Arrested Man Orders Pizza to Police Station, Gets in More Trouble. And he can’t even call a lawyer because that was his one phone call.
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Can Dogs Really Have Best Friends? Just try to separate them and you’ll find out quickly.
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29 Incredibly Brave And Important First World Rebels. At least they are good for a laugh.
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My Friend Thinks I Don't Work Because I'm a Writer. They’ve obviously read my work and cannot believe anyone would pay me for it.
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We Took a Competitive Eater to TGI Fridays for Endless Appetizers—and They Ran Out. With a video to show how Eric “Badlands” Booker can eat.
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By whom the bells toll. Eighty-three-year-old Dionisio Lind plays the magnificent carillon at the Riverside Church in New York City.

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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