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Vern Troyer

Dressing for Shark Week

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Vern Troyer

The People and Animals With the Best Shark Costumes for Shark Week. Unlike Land Shark, who is disguised as a not-shark.
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13 People Who Actually Live Shark Week, Every Week. They could tell you fascinating things they’ve discovered about the fish they specialize in.
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A guy traveled around the world asking strangers to help him solve a Rubik’s cube, one move at a time. The “community” project got the job done in only 84 moves in 11 countries.
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14 Things You Don't Know About Back to the Future.
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15 Real-Life Scientists Share Their Favorite Science Fiction Books and Movies. It’s not surprising that many love stories close to their own field.
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Candid Camera is back on TV, hosted by Mayim Bialik and Peter Funt (Allen Funt’s son). The show that started in 1948 has a winning formula that never needs to change.
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The 10 Heaviest Objects Mankind Has Ever Moved. If it needs to be somewhere else, we’ll find a way to do it.
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5 delightful science experiments from 100 years ago. They are still educational today, and can double as parlor tricks.

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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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Game of Thrones Has Changed the Real World
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6 Ways Game of Thrones has Changed the Real World. Even those who don't watch it know the characters as cultural metaphors.

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The Only Thing Worse than Watching an Offensively Bad Comedy is Watching One You Supposedly Wrote. A.J. Via got a movie deal and lost all control of the finished product.

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To Fight Smallpox in the Spanish Colonies, King Charles IV Sent a Ship on a Vaccination Mission in 1803. The expedition included 22 orphans carrying the fresh vaccine in their bodies to keep it safe enough to last the voyage around the world.

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For Centuries, People Celebrated a Little Boy’s First Pair of Trousers. Once he was toilet-trained and could dress himself, he could become a real boy.

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What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It. A familiar term carries a lot of baggage, while a new term will encourage patients to just follow doctor's orders.

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Ben Stiller's Never-Ending Midlife Crisis. His new movie Brad's Status is the fourth that explores that theme.

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Sir Arthur and the Fairies. After a thorough but flawed investigation, the Sherlock Holmes author believed the Cottingley Fairies were real.

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