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The Three Penguin Stooges

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A Penguin Slapfight

I bet you haven’t seen one of those today.

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Terribly Stupid Toys

Count yourself lucky that your childhood never included any of these pointless action figures (Part 1 & Part 2)

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Nearly Hitler’s Killers

Seven decades after a failed attempt on Adolf Hitler’s life, the families of the would-be assassins speak.

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It’s A Saaaaaaaadder Day...

Don Pardo, the legendary voice of SNL, has passed away at the age of 96. Here is a post we did a few years back on his birthday.

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That’s One Way to Spend Money

A Ferrari just became the highest priced auction car ever, selling for $38 million.

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When Is Stealing Not Stealing?

When it's fair use. Well then what are copyrights for? And trademarks? Let Hank Green sort it all out for you.

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The Potato Salad Payoff

The man who turned a hankering for some spud salad into a fortune on Kickstarter is planning a whole event now called PotatoStock—and it will benefit a good cause.

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Welcome to the Year of the Dog
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Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Dog.

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The Evolution of Marvel’s Black Panther. Introduced in 1966, the character hits the big screen this weekend.

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The Very Real History of Death Stars. Germany, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. have all drawn up plans for weaponized satellites.

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The Karate Kid gets a modern makeover with Cobra Kai. Daniel and Johnny will revive their unresolved conflicts as older adults in the YouTube Red series.

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How the “Heart Balm Racket” Convinced America That Women Were Up to No Good. Sensational cases of gold diggers meant the end of breach of promise lawsuits.

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What Europe's Oldest Wine Tells Us About Ancient Sicilians. Samples hidden in a cave thousands of years ago hold clues to their everyday lives.

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15 of the World's Most Stunning Winter Destinations. You still have time to book a trip before the tourist season starts.

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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters
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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters. If they were designed as movie aliens, they would be too implausible.

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Making Artificial Earthquakes with a Four-Ton Steel Ball. Get out of the way when it's dropped in the name of science!

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Jerry Lewis in The Bellboy. It wasn't a typical Jerry Lewis movie, but it worked.

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The Incinerator House. Artist Ron Fleming turned an abandoned industrial structure into a home and a work of art.

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Why Adam Rippon Didn’t Win. He finished behind two competitors who fell because of the complicated math of figure skating.

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Was Young Luke Skywalker a Selfless Hero or a Freeloader? Luke took advantage of the Rebel Alliance in using an X-wing or two as his personal vehicle, but a commenter refutes that argument in style.

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15 'Trials of the Century' and the Media Frenzies That Accompanied Them. Because true crime is more fascinating than fiction.

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