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Breathe a sigh of relief that these gadgets are no longer in your M.D.'s arsenal.
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In all of television history, no fictional character hosting fictional documentaries is better loved than Troy McClure.
Hamlet has been translated into hundreds of languages. But normal human languages can be so, well, normal. These seven translations go beyond the normal, right into the awesome.
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