Guinness World Records
Guinness World Records

The World's Biggest Christmas Light Display

Guinness World Records
Guinness World Records

The world's largest Christmas lights display makes your house look like a joke. A tasteful, energy-efficient joke.
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Baby Bats Swaddled Like Little Burritos Are Way Cuter Than You Might Expect. The little orphans are swaddled for naps at a rescue center in Australia.
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In 1985, a collection of about 200 brains from mental asylum patients was set into a closet at the University of Texas in Austin. There, they sat for over twenty years until photographer Adam Voorhes found out about them in 2011.
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A lesson about staying in line. Forget strategy -the only thing that will ever work is patience.
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New terms in the Oxford Dictionaries include duck face, lolcat, cool beans, and more. Suddenly, we’re all speaking a little more properly.
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The Horrifying Sound of an Aztec Death Whistle. A hundred of these drawing near would be enough to make you lay down and surrender -then change your pants.
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Royalty, Espionage, and Erotica: Secrets of the World's Tiniest Photographs.You may have a Stanhope lens and never even know it!
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Hitler on Ice: Did the Nazis Have a Secret Antarctic Fortress? Tracing outlandish tales back to their roots makes a great story on its own.

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The 100 Greatest YouTube Videos of All Time, Ranked
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The 100 Greatest YouTube Videos of All Time, Ranked. Watching them all will keep you too busy to argue about the ranking.

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Why Are There No Mosquitoes at Disney World? A lot of hard work goes into making sure you don't have to think about them.

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Wollemi Pines Are Dinosaur Trees. After flourishing for 100 million years, they had to be rescued from extinction in the 1990s.

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Why the Finns Don't Want to be Happy. Despite the highest quality of life in the world, they aren't going to press their luck.

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The Heyday of Penny Restaurants. The food wasn't free, because that would rob the transaction of its dignity.

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Forget the World Cup, Let’s Play Motor-Ball! Soccer played on motorcycles was exciting, but not at all safe.

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The Ultimate Guide To Buying, Wearing, And Caring For Jeans. They never go out of style, because they come in so many styles.

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10 Star-Studded Facts About the Hollywood Sign. It's been there, off and on, since 1923.

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How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture
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How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture. When creating heroic tales, filmmakers still ask, "What would Indiana Jones do?"

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The Unexplained Dancing Plague and Other Epidemics of Yore. The power of suggestion is still the most logical explanation.

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Reanimation! Science Stories About Frankenstein. This seven-part video series features conversations with scientists on Mary Shelley's book and the issues it addresses.

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George Lucas's Plan for Star Wars 7 through 9, Starring Mid-Chlorians. No matter how much you dislike any of the new Star Wars films, you can tell yourself it could have been so much worse.

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The Recipes of Cleopatra. Her elixirs were well-regarded in the fields of cosmetics, gynecology, and alchemy.

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The Iroquois Theater Disaster. More than 600 people died in the stampede and conflagration, which led to new safety standards.

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The Secret to Loving Your Life. The first step is giving up on the notion that you are in control.

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10 TV Characters Who Were Inspired By Real People. Not all of them were happy about it.

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