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Sometimes the Price is Wrong

The AV Club counts down six times The Price is Right was wrong.

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“This is your Captain speaking. You now have permission to freak out.” Real pilots tell you when you should actually worry during a flight.

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Check out this list of the 100 best books of the decade so far. How many have you read?

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Jewel thieves in London executed a massive theft over the long Easter weekend, and the haul is estimated to have been in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

Also: There was this time that ATM thieves made off with $45M in a matter of hours.

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One hundred and fifty years ago today, General Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox to end the American Civil War. Take a look at the original draft of the surrender terms.

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Cracked runs down five brilliant movie jokes that almost nobody caught. The article contains some NSFW language.

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A new podcast, which acts sort of as a sequel to Serial, is being produced by the legal defense team of Adnan Syed and will cover further updates on the now-famous case.

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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish
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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

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10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

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An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are practically everyday events, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history.

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Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

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The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

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Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama.

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The Origin Story of the Peace Sign. It was a call for nuclear disarmament almost 60 years ago.

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10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind. If only we could get our jeans and socks to last so long.

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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