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Elvira’s Crazy Memories

Nick Wanserski
Nick Wanserski

Elvira on her date with Elvis and the fish recipe she got from Vincent Price. The Mistress of the Dark has decades of memories—except for the ‘70s.
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Burn After Reading. An overview of offensive reading material at the edge of the First Amendment.
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5 of the best demons to summon. While “best” is a matter of opinion, these demons are pretty well known in their circles.
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The Most Contentious Presidential Election in American History. The 1876 election was full of shenanigans and “irregular factors” in vote counting.
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Why 'tough love' for the unemployed may do more harm than good. Cutting off benefits is not getting people back to work any sooner.
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3D printing ‘hyperelastic bone’ to mend injuries. The new composite material can act as scaffolding for bone tissue to grow into.  
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Etti-Cat, NYC’s Feline Subway Etiquette Advisor. In 1962, a tuxedo cat launched a career telling New York City subway passengers how to use the trains, treat other passengers, and follow the rules.
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The Literal Hell of McMansions. The suburban eyesores have a lot in common with the disturbing haunted houses of literature.
  

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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish
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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

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10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

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An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are practically everyday events, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history.

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Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

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The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

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Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama.

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The Origin Story of the Peace Sign. It was a call for nuclear disarmament almost 60 years ago.

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10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind. If only we could get our jeans and socks to last so long.

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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