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The Haskell Free Library and Opera House straddles the Canadian and Vermont border. The actors perform in Canada while most of the audience sits in the United States. There is even a painted line running through the building.

The Haskell Free Library and Opera House straddles the Canadian and Vermont border. The actors perform in Canada while most of the audience sits in the United States. There is even a painted line running through the building.

5 Questions: What a Ham

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5 Questions: Roaming the Halls

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In 1950, Zenith created the first TV remote control, called "Lazy Bones."

In 1950, Zenith created the first TV remote control, called "Lazy Bones."

5 Questions: Shirt Tales 4: "Cuff"

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The birth of the DJ occurred in 1953, when 24-year-old Régine Zylberberg, manager of Paris’s famous Whisky a Go-Go, undertook an experiment to replace the club’s jukebox with two turntables and a microphone. In no time, DJs were pumping up the jam at

The birth of the DJ occurred in 1953, when 24-year-old Régine Zylberberg, manager of Paris’s famous Whisky a Go-Go, undertook an experiment to replace the club’s jukebox with two turntables and a microphone. In no time, DJs were pumping up the jam at parties the world over. By the 1970s, Zylberberg was running 25 clubs across Europe and the Americas.

Name Will Hunting's 12 Fictional Big Brothers

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Do you remember the names Will Hunting gave his 12 made-up brothers in Good Will Hunting? You've got one minute to rattle them off.

Here's a link to the scene we're talking about. (Just don't watch past the 1:00 mark or you're cheating.)

Tobias Fünke's "nevernude" problem is real. It's called "gymnophobia," or the fear of nude bodies.

Tobias Fünke's "nevernude" problem is real. It's called "gymnophobia," or the fear of nude bodies.

Colonel Sanders’ finger-lickin’ formula is locked away in a bank vault in Louisville, KY. In fact, the KFC people are so serious about keeping the ingredients under wraps that two separate companies are used to blend the spices, so neither possesses t

Colonel Sanders’ finger-lickin’ formula is locked away in a bank vault in Louisville, KY. In fact, the KFC people are so serious about keeping the ingredients under wraps that two separate companies are used to blend the spices, so neither possesses the complete recipe.

In 1835, the government in Sonora, Mexico, offer a bounty for native male scalps of 100 pesos each. Female scalps, on the other hand, would only fetch 50 pesos.

In 1835, the government in Sonora, Mexico, offer a bounty for native male scalps of 100 pesos each. Female scalps, on the other hand, would only fetch 50 pesos.

It took George Eastman, the inventor of Kodak film, four years to come up with a name for his product. He worked with his mother on it, and had a few rules for what he wanted: something short, something impossible to mispronounce, something unique, and s

It took George Eastman, the inventor of Kodak film, four years to come up with a name for his product. He worked with his mother on it, and had a few rules for what he wanted: something short, something impossible to mispronounce, something unique, and something that included his favorite letter, K.

Enacted in 1953, an Ohio law states that no person shall be arrested on the Fourth of July nor on a Sunday while going to or from a designated place of worship.

Enacted in 1953, an Ohio law states that no person shall be arrested on the Fourth of July nor on a Sunday while going to or from a designated place of worship.

Morning Cup of Links: Baby Bunnies in the Barracks

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Genius or Real World Castmate?

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This is the true story of eleven personality quirks, picked to live in a quiz and have their lives taped. Some of the descriptions below are of castmates on MTV's The Real World, while others are history's greatest minds. Find out what happens when people stop being normal and start getting real; choose whether the quirk below comes from a Real World castmate or a famous genius.

Invention Timeline Quiz

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Fans of the Movie Timeline Quiz already know how this one works. See how well you know history by ordering the following inventions from oldest to most recent.

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