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Brendan Fitzpatrick

Inside Toys

Brendan Fitzpatrick
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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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish
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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

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10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

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An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are practically everyday events, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history.

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Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

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The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

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Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama.

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The Origin Story of the Peace Sign. It was a call for nuclear disarmament almost 60 years ago.

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10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind. If only we could get our jeans and socks to last so long.

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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