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Bill Murray to Attend Bill Murray Day

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The Toronto Film Festival is hosting a Bill Murray Day this year and yes, Bill Murray himself will be in attendance.

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The headlines at the Onion usually get all the attention, but what about the accompanying artwork? It's not easy to create something that looks like a terrible stock image.

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Do you call your significant other "sweetie"? How about "lamb chop"? Find out the history of eight terms of endearment. Some are probably older than you think.

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Would you drink coffee made from beans picked out of elephant poop? If you're interested, it'll cost you—about $70 a serving.

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A pre-Muppets Jim Henson made this animated video to visualize jazz musician Chico Hamilton's "Drums West" back in 1961 but it was only recently rediscovered.

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Indulge in some '90s nostalgia as A.V. Club writers reminisce about which parts of 1994 popular culture they wish they could experience for the first time again.

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Penguin just released a set of new cover designs for modern classics. Check out all 10 here.

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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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