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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 Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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