See the Northern Lights From Outer Space

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You have to travel to especially high latitudes to get even an earth-bound view of the Aurora Borealis.

5 Questions: Sewing Machine Brands

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A Brief History of Cootie Catchers

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How the fate of the fortune teller came to be.

4 Burning Questions We Just Can’t Answer

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Despite all of the incredible things humans have figured out, we don’t know everything.

A Brief History of 6 Useful Hand Gestures

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A Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

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Star Wars fans may have to wait until December to see 'The Force Awakens' in theaters. But here are X

Watch Pee-wee Herman's Anti-Crack PSA

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Plus Ally Sheedy, Bette Midler, Clint Eastwood, Olivia Newton-John, and Nancy Reagan.

6 Tuition-Free Colleges

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Want to avoid being saddled with huge student loan debt?

14 Unusual Facts About ‘The Usual Suspects’

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The twisty criminal caper arrived in theaters 20 years ago today.

Giant Gummy Bear + Liquid Nitrogen + Shotgun = Candy Carnage

Chris Higgins

"What did the gummy bear ever do to you?!"

America's Shrewdest Con Man: The "Christian Kid"

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Cheating you out of your life savings? Sure. Drinking? Out of the question.

14 Fantastic Facts About 'The NeverEnding Story'

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Watch: Building a Hut from Scratch

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This guy built a rad hut complete with a chimney, bed, walls, the whole deal--from scratch. More like this, please.

A Brief History of Rum—and 11 Kinds You Should be Drinking

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Let’s talk about rum—but first we need to discuss garbage.

Watch: Competitive Finch Singing

Chris Higgins

Male finches naturally compete, through song, with each other. These New York dudes bring their birds to sing-offs!