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SonyPicturesJapan via YouTube

Japanese Ghostbusters

SonyPicturesJapan via YouTube
SonyPicturesJapan via YouTube

Sony Pictures Japan put four comedians together for a J-pop version of the Ghostbusters theme. This one’s funny and catchy, unlike the Fall Out Boy theme for the new movie.
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Did you know you can play a harmonica with a vacuum cleaner? Once you see these videos, you’ll have to try it yourself.
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Science Solves the Problem of the Stingy Shampoo Bottle. A new treatment for the bottles can make the stuff slide right out.  
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Why Pop Culture Needs Stories Like Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children. We are all peculiar in one way or another.
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The Sniper Who Slayed More Than 100 Union Soldiers. At 57 years old, he waged a one-man war against those who killed his sons.  
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We Waste An Insane Amount Of Food. Here’s What You Can Do About It.
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Why I still love actual paper books. An essay on the joys of reading the old fashioned way.
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When John Adams Predicted the Wrong Independence Day. The date was wrong, but the manner of celebration was right on the money.

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An ‘Outtake’ Video of the Royal Wedding
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BEN STANSALL, AFP/Getty Images

This ‘Outtake’ Video of the Royal Wedding is So Dumb—But So Very Enjoyable. As if it were like everyone else's wedding.

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A Lonely Avocado Searches for His Other Half in The Pits. This sweet short film, written by David Bizzaro, has been selected for more than 30 film festivals so far.

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We’ll First Find Aliens on Eyeball Planets. These are exoplanets that are tidally locked to their star, and carry a thin habitable zone in a ring shape.

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Vulture Ranks Every Star Wars Movie. Ten mini-reviews to justify the rankings include Solo without giving away too much.

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Han Solo was Almost in Revenge of the Sith. His part would have been too silly to believe.

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Deep in the Honduran Rain Forest, an Ecological SWAT Team Explores a Lost World. The diverse biology is a bigger treasure than the lost city that lured explorers there in the first place.

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Roxy, the Long Island Railroad Dog. He knew every train and its schedule, and how to get where he wanted to go.

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The Great Fertility Reversion. America's plummeting birth rate might not be as dire as it seems.

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The X-Men Movies You Never Saw
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

The X-Men Movies You Never Saw. Filmmakers have been pushing the comic book heroes for almost three decades.

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How The Gambia Learned to Grow Both Forests and Food. The trick is allowing communities to own, care for, and protect their pieces of the forest.

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Having Babies on Mars Is Going to Be a ‘Titanic Challenge.’ At least one scientist suggests that we start genetically modifying humans to withstand the rigors of reproduction beyond Earth.

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The Five Stages of Watching a Star Wars Movie. See them all play out this weekend as Solo opens in theaters.

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Josiah Henson, the Real Inspiration for Uncle Tom’s Cabin. He settled in Canada, where he was free to publish his life experiences.

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24 Things Princesses At Disney Parks Would Never Tell You. The job comes with strict rules and high standards, but doesn't pay well.

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Meet Gustaf Broman, the 19th Century Con Man Who Attempted to Cross the Atlantic in a Log Boat. He never expected to succeed, as he had other plans for the trip.

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19 Acclaimed Authors and Their Typewriters. Some of those machines are still around, and some are still in use.

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