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The Man Who Made the Looney Tunes Sound Effects

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Treg Brown was the person responsible for all of the wonderful sound effects in the old Looney Tunes. Learn more about him and his process of creating them.

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Analogies aren’t just handy ways to understand complex concepts. They actually shape our thoughts.

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John Kasich is running for President and he has at least one unique campaign platform: Get Pink Floyd back together.

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Intriguing Headline of the Day: Why Being Eaten By Mushrooms Is the Best Way to Die

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If you ever find yourself on an active volcano, what's the thing you’d do first? I’m sure you said “make some s'mores”, right? Well, this guy actually did it. He’s living the dream.

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Allow Time to explain the difference between science and pseudoscience.

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Believe it or not, Donald Trump was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize

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How Water Could Power Long-Distance Space Travel
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How Water Could Power Long-Distance Space Travel. It's a matter of separating the hydrogen from the oxygen.

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The First Murder Solved by a Fingerprint. La Plata, Argentina, had just set up their new fingerprint department.

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How an Army of Suffragettes Helped Save America From Starvation. The Woman's Land Army sent young women to faraway farms to bring in the crops.

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Full Color 3D X-Rays Are Here. They sound too cool to be real, but seeing one can also give you the creeps.

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19 Unwritten Rules That Everyone Seems To Follow. There are some things that everyone just does, even though they've never been told to, and they certainly have never been told why.

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On The Far Side. You loved the comic, but how much do you know about its creator, Gary Larson?

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How to Make the Perfect Glass of Iced Tea. However, this cold brew method is not compatible with the supersaturated Southern version.

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12 Secrets of Film Editors. We couldn't enjoy a movie without them.

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A Lemon Rolled for a Quarter Mile Down a Street
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A Lemon Rolled for a Quarter Mile Down a Street. And since the evidence is on video, many, many unproductive hours have been spent watching it.

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A Man Grew the World's Longest Fingernails Out of Spite. After 66 years, Shridhar Chillal finally got his 30 feet of nails cut.

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NASA-Designed Heat Shields Could Save Firefighters' Lives. Teams are carrying 40 prototypes as they battle wildfires in the American West.

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The Most Important Video Game on the Planet. Fortnite is so popular that its culture is spilling out into the real world.

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The Futuristic Skyscrapers of 1923 Were Supposed to Solve Traffic Problems. Like many people, those architects assumed we would soon have flying cars.

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10 Nutty Proposals to Save the Planet. Some could eventually lead to plausible ideas.

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