Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix after a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13.
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After his death, the last Pinta Island Tortoise was preserved by taxidermists and is currently on display at the American Museum of Natural History.
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Although English courtroom dramas keep American fans riveted, some legal terms can be a bit of a muddle, leaving statesiders confused.
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Plenty of now-famous faces appeared on ER in minor roles.