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DIY Backyard Roller Coaster

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Backyard Amusement

So you had a Slip N’ SLide in your backyard as a kid? Maybe a trampoline? This guy laughs at you. He built a roller coaster in his.

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No!

Bad Ketchup Robot. You definitely deserve to be included in this list of 13 inventions we never needed.

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Heading In

The beloved Broadway musical Into the Woods is coming to the silver screen. Here are some stills of Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick, and the rest of the cast.

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Take the Quiz

Which came first? The calculator or the watch? The Walkman or Atari? Take this quiz to see how well you know the timeline of tech innovations.

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Leaf the Breathing to This

This manmade leaf converts water and light into oxygen and may be the key to humans venturing into the vastness of space.

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All Aboard

I’m not sure how to describe these mini train sets mounted on everyday objects, but they are cool.

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Demand Down

Here are 10 common items that Americans have suddenly stopped buying.

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Beyond Human Abilities

These daredevil stunts pushed the boundaries of human limits.

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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut. In 1966, Robert Lawrence, Jr. was selected for a space program you've never heard of.

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A Hubo Humanoid Robot Carried the Olympic Torch in Daejon, South Korea, on Monday. It showed off a bit by cutting a hole through a wall to pass the torch on.

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The Little Blue Pill: An Oral History of Viagra. A trial of the blood pressure medicine sildenafil had a strange side effect that made it world-famous.

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Banner Ladies: The Human Billboards of Yesteryear. Looking back on a peculiar advertising trend of the 1870s.

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The Surprising History of the Kimono. It went from simple body covering to cultural icon during the Edo period.

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Confessions of a Star Wars Nerd. No matter how much of a fan you consider yourself, there is always someone who will out-geek you.

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Incredible Photographs of a Doomed 1914 Antarctic Expedition. Over two years, they lived on a ship, on ice, and on an island before they could leave.

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25 Unsung Christmas Icons
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25 Unsung Christmas Icons. You know them, from Yukon Cornelius to Cousin Eddie.

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The Christmas Bird Count. The hundred-year-old tradition is yielding useful information about how our world is changing.

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The Billionaire Who Refused to Pay Kidnappers to Save His Grandson's Life. The true story behind the movie All the Money in the World.

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19 Weird Ways Christmas Was Totally Different 100 Years Ago. Only the best traditions stand the test of time.

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Why Your Brain Has Trouble Bailing Out Of a Bad Plan. Dialing it back takes too many steps.

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Christmas Time Means Sneaky Cats Getting Stuck in Trees. And they're not the least bit sorry about it.

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15 High-Flying Facts About Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. The story set in the 19th century brought martial arts movies into the 21st century.

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