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The First Vampire Scare

F.W. Murnau via Wikimedia Commons // Public Domain 
F.W. Murnau via Wikimedia Commons // Public Domain 

The Great Vampire Epidemic of the 1720s. The world’s first bloodsucker craze in what is now Serbia started all the vampire legends we know.
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What Happens if a Presidential Candidate Dies? The only time it ever happened was a losing candidate after the votes were cast.
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This Truck Driver Dad “Babysat” His 9-Year-Old Daughter’s Doll For The Day And Had A Blast. Of course there are pictures!
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50 Cent, Dr. Dre, Ed Sheeran, Led Zeppelin… Are These Copyright Lawsuits a Good Thing for Music? Composers and artists are starting to settle when even a hint of a claim comes up.  
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Star Trek V: revisiting The Final Frontier. Really, what does God need with a starship?
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Neil Young Finally Confirms The Most Popular Legend About Him. The barn was his right speaker.  
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This robot surgeon could revolutionize operations. In tests so far, it’s made fewer errors than human surgeons.
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The Faces Behind 31 Disney Villains. Why, these folks wouldn’t hurt a fly!

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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler. The Commuter is the latest of a long line of films in which the action star ruins transportation for everyone.

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Snow Rollers: Nature’s Winter Treat. Snow can naturally form into wheels, carpet rolls, or big boulders.

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A Former Gang Member Explains How Easy It Is to Join a Gang. It offers a sense of belonging when you don't get that at home.

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Hollywood Movies Renamed for Japanese Audiences. Some are funny, and some are better than the English title.

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Ladykillers: Murder Ballads and the Country Women Who Sang Them. The underappreciated who sang about the unacceptable eventually became hidden treasures.

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13 Quick and Easy Breakfasts to Jumpstart Your Winter Mornings. Something new will make the whole day go easier.

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11 Ways Advertisers Make Food Look Delicious. It's much more difficult than you might think.

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How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler?
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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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