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Autore Sconosciuto via Wikimedia Commons // Public Domain 
Autore Sconosciuto via Wikimedia Commons // Public Domain 

Muhammad Ali and the Beatles

Autore Sconosciuto via Wikimedia Commons // Public Domain 
Autore Sconosciuto via Wikimedia Commons // Public Domain 

The Day the Beatles Met Muhammad Ali. It was an awkward photo op that went down in history.
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Burlesque, Boneyards, and Bombs: The Other Wonders of Las Vegas. Because you shouldn’t spend all your time there gambling.    
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Shakespeare Was a Tax Evader and a Shrewd Businessman. HIs day job involved exploiting the poor for profit.  
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This Teletubbies prequel reveals an apocalyptic origin story. Shannon Murphy has figured out where Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa Laa, and Po come from, and why they are so dumb.  
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Axl Rose fights Google in attempt to destroy the ’Fat Axl' meme. And the Streisand Effect ensures that a new generation will discover that Axl was overweight a few years ago.
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Call of Duty: A Great Way to Train Your Brain. Contrary to what your mother said, science tells us that playing video games gives you a cognitive boost.
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Wake Up and Smell the ... Toothpaste? There are plenty of new ways to get your caffeine boost in the morning.
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11 Tweets That Led to a Whole Mess of Legal Trouble. Threats, libel, and abetting can get you in real life hot water.  

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20th Century Fox
How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler?
20th Century Fox
20th Century Fox

How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler? With the addition of lightsabers!

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The Mysterious Origins of the First Scandinavians. The tools they left behind suggested that migration may have come from two directions.

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When Quackery on the Radio Was a Public Health Crisis. From magic bracelets to goat gonad transplants, medical marketers got rich.

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Found: The Real Bullitt Mustang That Steve McQueen Tried (and Failed) to Buy. The '69 sports car had been in private hands since after the movie wrapped.

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When Did People Start Making Bread? A short history of the staple that feeds the world.

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How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations. First off, pretend you're a man.

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The Skillet. Susannah Nesmith beautifully chronicles the legacy of her great-great-grandmother's iron cookware.

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12 Cultured Facts About the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Knowing these will enhance your visit, whenever that happens.

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Universal Pictures
Son of Frankenstein: Hitting the Horror Trifecta
Universal Pictures
Universal Pictures

Son of Frankenstein: Hitting the Horror Trifecta. A perfect ending to the first great movie trilogy.

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It Wasn't Easy Being Green for These Mysterious Children in 12th-Century England. The village of Woolpit has never been the same since.

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The Strange History of One of the Internet's First Viral Videos. If you had an email address in the late 1990s, you probably received a video file titled “badday.mpg” at least once.

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The Contentious Burial of Bo-Bo, the Blenheim Spaniel of Civil War Hero General Daniel E. Sickles. His relatives didn't want the beloved dog interred in the family plot.

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Here's Why Your Body Stores More Fat in Certain Places. Hormones do it, but in an insanely complicated manner.

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Butterfly Breeder Romy McCloskey Saw One Emerge from its Chrysalis with a Torn Wing. So she got her tools together and performed a wing transplant.

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How to Get Your Procrastination Under Control. It's a matter of valuing the things you need to do.

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19 Times That Actors Have Been Injured On Set. Some of the scenes were then included in the finished film.

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