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When an imposter started making movies as "Charlie Aplin," the real Charlie Chaplin sued.
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As masters of architecture able to hold loads 5,000 times their own body weight, ants are without a doubt superheroes of the animal world, but they're not alone in their superlative abilities.
F.W. Murnau isn't the only historical figure to have lost his head after death.
Take a ride on a hammerhead with this GoPro video.
Some merely wanted to be famous, while others were convinced that they truly had royal blood coursing through their veins.
The 1950s commercial touts Band-Aids new "Super Stick" technology and demonstrates its efficacy with an unexpected prop.
They both used to mean terror-inducing. How did they end up meaning such different things?
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