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The Essential Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet is Still Essential and Subversive Sci-Fi. It was a metaphor for Shakespeare’s The Tempest that elevated the B-film genre.   
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Jerry Lewis' Lost Film: The Day the Clown Cried. We know where it is, but no one is allowed to see it.
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See hummingbird hatchlings in their nest with mother Rosie. Keep in mind, the birds are much smaller than they are shown in the video.
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In 1996, Steve Jobs gave an interview with a bunch of predictions about the future — it turns out he nailed it. Some of those things he caused to come true himself.
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YouTube was supposed to be a dating site. The founders expected people to upload videos describing themselves, but no one did.
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10 Ghost Towns, Brothels, and Derelict Places in Nevada. Recommendations for urban explorers and and a virtual tour for the rest of us.
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How 10 Shows Hid Their Stars’ Real-life Pregnancies. Just give her a double chin and no one will suspect a thing.
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Who Was Saint Patrick? Patricius Daorbae is the man we celebrate on this feast day, but he had nothing to do with green beer or leprechauns.

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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution
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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution. The story of the discovery of green fluorescent protein.

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Ranking America’s Top 10 Chain Restaurants. When you're on the road for the holidays, you'll know what to expect for dinner.

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How Hoarding Works. It's not just a habit or a hobby, but a serious mental illness.

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Meet the Most Toxic Plant in North America. Whatever you do, do not eat the spotted water hemlock.

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Why Millennials are Facing the Scariest Financial Future of Any Generation Since the Great Depression. Being born in the wrong year has consequences that last a lifetime.

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How Titanic’s Iconic Necklace Almost Sank an Entire Company. The J. Peterman Company was the only officially licensed producer of the Heart of the Ocean.

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Star Wars and the Unfortunate Ubiquity of the Final Climactic Explosion. It's happened several times already; let's see something different.

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13 Weird and Wonderful Gingerbread Houses. You can make anything from imagination and royal icing.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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