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Halloween Comics: The Weird History of Michael Myers on the Page. While they couldn’t possibly be as scary as the movies, they were interesting.
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22 Food Jokes That Are Just As Funny As They Are Ridiculous. Bone app the teeth!
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How do two different movies about a fairly obscure news story from 1974 end up being made at the same time? The Writers of Christine and Kate Plays Christine on One of the Strangest Cinematic Coincidences in Recent Memory.
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The Spirits of Lily Dale. The town where Spiritualism survives.
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How the Oculus Rift Works. The next question is about when the price will come down.
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Snow Leopards and Humans Are Competing For Food, With Tragic Results. There may be as few as 4,000 left in the wild.
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Singular or plural? It's complicated. “Quantifiers” are not adjectives and are only sometimes numbers.
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Scientific Reasons to Believe in Vampires, Werewolves & Zombies. You can’t blame people for trying to make some sense of these mysteries.

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World War II's Greatest Urban Legend
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An Invisible Warship is at the Center of WWII’s Greatest Urban Legend. Secret experiments, magnetic fields, and conspiracy theories led people to believe the USS Eldridge achieved teleportation.

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The Next Big Discovery in Astronomy Has Already Been Found. We Just Don't Know It Yet. Many important breakthroughs come from interpreting old data.

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Richard Wilkinson is producing a series of insect illustrations based on Star Wars characters called Arthropoda Iconicus. Star Wars fans will recognize who inspired each of these insects, but non-Star Wars fans will be forgiven if they take them as real species.

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The Curse of an Open Floor Plan. Do the benefits of a great room outweigh the disadvantages?

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Don't Pay for a Spell to Remove the Impediment. Especially if the impediment is you!

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The Army’s First Black Nurses Were Relegated to Caring for Nazi Prisoners of War. The military didn't want them, even during a nurse shortage.

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Rise of the Ticks. Insect-borne diseases have more than tripled in the past few years due to climate change.

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The Birthplaces of 9 Classic Salads. Read them all, and then select one to enjoy today.

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The History of Monopoly
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Elizabeth Magie and the History of the Board Game Monopoly. What it became was a far cry from her original intention.

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How North American Bison Ended Up in the Swiss Alps. Several Alpine herds are all descended from one farmer's crazy idea.

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South Georgia Island Is Officially Free of Its Bird-Killing Rodents. The invasive species wrecked the balance of nature for 250 years.

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Listen to These Auditory Illusions When You’re Bored With Laurel and Yanny. Learn about five ways your brain affects what you hear.

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Everybody Once Thought Stegosauruses Could Actually Fly. Early fossil finds led one paleontologist into wild speculation about the dinosaur.

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The Truth About the First Academy Awards and the Dog Rin Tin Tin. He was a good boy, but not an Oscar winner.

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Las Vegas is everything right—and wrong—with sports right now. Stadiums built with tax money rarely benefit the taxpayers.

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15 Life Hacks to Make Doing the Dishes a Breeze. Make them a habit to save yourself time and trouble.

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