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Give the Monkey Credit

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Monkeying Around with Photography

Wikipedia has responded back to a photographer’s complaint by ruling that a monkey actually took his most famous photograph.

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Have You Ever Wanted to Try Stand-up Comedy?

Are you too afraid to take the leap? Now you can see what it’s like to be a flailing comic by playing this video game.

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Lil’ Walter White

The Storytime art show turns pop culture stories into children’s books.

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August 7, 1974: Dancing Above NYC

Forty years ago today Philippe Petit (and a team of co-conspirators) strung a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center and treated the shocked crowd 100+ stories below to a show.

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And Speaking of Stunts…

Here is the history of five deadly circus stunts.

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Always Be Prepared

It’s never too early to find out all about the rare total solar eclipse coming up (in three short years).

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Surfing Swine

I bet you haven’t seen a pig surfing today. Now you have.

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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