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The King of Killer Insect Movies

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Phase IV is The Greatest Killer Insect Movie Ever Made. Saul Bass’ 1974 film certainly is a must-see for fans of the genre.
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Life On The Disappearing Island Of Ghoramara. Photographs capture what it’s like on the island as the waters rise to swallow it.
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Lazy Cheating Plant Lives Underground, Outsources Photosynthesis to Fungus. The parasitic plant is mostly just a root that figured the easy way to get by.   
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Bolaji Badejo: The Nigerian Giant Who Played the Alien. He never acted before or after, but made a lasting impression.
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17 Things Hilariously Renamed By Twitter. Because puns make the best neologisms.
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Lilly Wachowski Pens Significant Statement as She Comes Out as Transgender. It wasn’t because she was ready, but because the timing was forced upon her.  
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Copyright laws are breaking YouTube. Here's how to fix the problem.
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The (Court-Ordered) Unmasking of the Lone Ranger. But Clayton Moore eventually got the last laugh.

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How Will Martian Laws Differ From Earth's Laws?
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How Will Martian Laws Differ From Earth's Laws? Enforcement of existing laws from Earth will be impossible for a small population millions of miles away.

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The Creepy Cabinet That Inspired Jekyll and Hyde. Robert Louis Stevenson's childhood bedroom had a cabinet made by a carpenter who led a double life.

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14 Unmade Hammer Horror Films. Some ideas were too bizarre even for the erstwhile British gothic film studio.

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A Brief History of Bat-Marriage. Batman has been spotted carrying Kathy Kane, Vicki Vale, Julie Madison, Selina Kyle, Lois Lane, and Wonder Woman across the threshold—most of them twice.

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John Banvard is the most successful American artist you've never heard of. His chosen medium was an obscure 19th-century show business gimmick, and he managed to completely squander his fortune.

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Why Everyone Knows the Same Scary Slumber-Party Stories. People who know them don't recall where they first heard them.

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9 Naked Cakes for When You Don't Feel Like Frosting. You'll feel good about avoiding too much sugar, too.

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8 Antique Maps That Were the First of Their Kind. Each one gave us a new way to look at our world.

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Where is the Line Between Fandom and Obsession?
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Where is the Line Between Fandom and Obsession? Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur discuss what it takes to be a superfan.

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The Roller Skating Scene from Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times. A lesson in special effects from 1936.

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From Prejudice to Pride. As the indigenous Ainu begin to assert their place among the people of Japan, an archaeological dig reveals more about their past.

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How U.S. Colleges Went from Pitiful to Powerful. The flexibility born of the system's ragged beginnings helped make the American higher education business what it is today.

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A Brief History of the Danse Macabre, from a Paris cemetery to David S. Pumpkins. It's a reminder that no one escapes death.

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Life Along the Russian Border. Border security reflects each nation's history with Russia.

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The Frenetic Enchantment of New York City. French photojournalist Jean-Pierre Laffont captures the city's charm in 50 years of photos.

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Hellish Nell, The Last Person Imprisoned for Witchcraft in Britain. And that was only 73 years ago!

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