In the 1970s, a great car was just as much a movie's star as its leading men and women.

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For Soviet Union criminals, even tattoos carried secret messages. Body art could indicate religion, drug addiction, sexual orientation, and even childhood history, where mermaid tattoos were much more sinister than they looked.

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Though Mount Everest remains the gold standard for aspiring climbers, there are plenty of other, equally thrilling peaks for the daredevils among us to conquer.

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Surge, the neon-green citrus soda that represented everything great and terrible about the 1990s, is back.

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Have 1.15, 3.54, or 4.6 hours to kill? There might be a book just long enough to fill that time.

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So it turns out that filler words are like, not as much of a problem as everyone thinks they are.

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For the very busy businessman, there may soon be a way to reduce the precious seconds devoted to putting a suit on in the morning: the "Suitsy," like a work-appropriate onesie, zips up all in one go for maximum efficiency, though maybe not maximum style.

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The Proclaimers could walk 500 miles and walk 500 more and still not hold a candle to the treks some of movies' most determined walkers have undergone on foot. "There and Back Again," indeed.