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A Felt Corner Store

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An artist stocks a convenience store with hand-stitched felt replicas of all the products. 

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If your band needs to garner some attention, try one of these gimmicks that are proven to work.

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Check out these books you should read this month. 

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Find out what your hair bow says about your love life, according to a 1944 issue of Life. 

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A 5-year-old mayor of a northern Minnesota town just lost re-election to a 16-year-old. For the sake of the town, we hope his name isn't Ben Wyatt. 

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Here's six bizarre jobs can you can have in other countries. You can now aspire to be a chicken bus driver. 

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A newly discovered fossil has both feathers and scales, suggesting that all early dinosaurs probably had feathers. It looks like The Land Before Time wasn't as accurate as we thought. 

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25 Unsung Christmas Icons
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Warner Home Video

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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Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
Oscilloscope Laboratories

Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked. There are 79 to choose from, with critiques.

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Academic Publishing is Headed for a Day of Reckoning. When you must pay to publish and then pay to read, how can we afford to learn science?

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12 Bizarre Inspirations Behind Star Wars Movie Characters. The creators have been asked time and time again where they got their ideas, and the answers range from goofy (literally) to sublime.

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The World Might Be Better Off Without College for Everyone. It's become an arms race for unnecessary job credentials.

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2017 is the Year that Computers Became Phones. The way people use technology is driving the design of the modern desktop and laptop.

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15 Things You Might Not Know About Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man. The mathematical sketch was a personal note that became one of the artist's most famous works.

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