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The Best Amazon Deals We Found This Week

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, we share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. These items were the ones that were the most popular with our readers this week, and they’re still available.

13 Fun Facts About ‘The Muppet Movie’

Kristin Hunt

When The Muppets made their feature film debut in 1979, the result was pure magic.

3 Quick Tips for Spotting Fake Weather Pictures

Dennis Mersereau

With a little bit of experience and a keen eye for detail, it’s easy to see a bogus weather image a mile away.

Watch Weird Al Perform 'Word Crimes' Live

Chris Higgins

"You'd better slow down and use the right pronoun." -Weird Al

Awe-Inspiring Footage of a Lightning Storm in Slow Motion

Anna Green

Researchers at the Florida Institute of Technology recorded a lightning storm at 7000 frames per second.

Commitment Rings Keep Your Partner From Watching TV Episodes Without You

Alvin Ward

Soon, you won't have to worry about your partner sneaking in episodes without you.

10 Globe-Spanning Facts About Amnesty International

Nick Keppler

Amnesty International started with a British newspaper opinion piece published on May 28, 1961.

How 'The Force Awakens' Remixed 'A New Hope'

Chris Higgins

What's Rey's full name? "Rey Mixer." Hmm.

15 Parallel Facts About 'Sliding Doors'

Roger Cormier

In another universe, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson could have experienced multiple timelines

Over a Third of North American Bird Species Are in Danger, Study Finds

Caitlin Schneider

A whopping 432 of the 1154 total native species are considered at a risk for extinction.

The Best Burger in All 50 States

Stephanie Vermillion

Let the meat sweats ensue.

Music May Reduce Anxiety Before Super-Stressful Eye Surgery

Kate Horowitz

A study of 62 cataract surgery patients found that just 20 minutes of pre-op music decreased their anxiety and need for sedatives.

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, May 28

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, May 28.

12 Facts About 'The Outsiders' That Will Stay Gold

Jake Rossen

A few things you might not know about the movie Francis Coppola called "'Gone with the Wind' for 14-year-old girls."

Dunkin’ Donuts is Now Serving Candy-Flavored Iced Coffee

Rudie Obias

Who says you can’t have a Heath bar for breakfast?