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The Only Way to Solve Movie Theaters’ Talking and Texting Problem Is to Give In to It. Or you could stay home and wait for the less expensive home video version.
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11 Unforgivable Changes Made To Book Adaptations. Contains spoilers for movies that if you haven't seen them by now, you probably never will.
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Brainy Beach Reads. These novels are recommended for getting away from it all without insulting your intelligence.
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21 Jokes Only Nerds Will Understand. I reckon this makes me a nerd -and probably will make you a nerd, too.
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29 Crazy Buildings from Around the World. Wonderful to visit, but living there would mean you'd have to keep it clean for all the tourists with cameras.
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How a used glass bottle becomes a new bottle. A fascinating recycling process, but wouldn't it be easier to just reuse them like we used to?
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10 TV Shows That Are Much Better Than You Probably Think They Are. Worth a second chance? It's only your time at stake.
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Illinois Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth lost both her legs flying a helicopter in Iraq. Watch her eviscerate a federal contractor who claimed disabled veteran status for a prep school football injury.
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The Kingdom of Boomeria. How one teacher dedicated his life to making science fun for students.

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How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture
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How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture. When creating heroic tales, filmmakers still ask, "What would Indiana Jones do?"

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The Unexplained Dancing Plague and Other Epidemics of Yore. The power of suggestion is still the most logical explanation.

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Reanimation! Science Stories About Frankenstein. This seven-part video series features conversations with scientists on Mary Shelley's book and the issues it addresses.

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George Lucas's Plan for Star Wars 7 through 9, Starring Mid-Chlorians. No matter how much you dislike any of the new Star Wars films, you can tell yourself it could have been so much worse.

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The Recipes of Cleopatra. Her elixirs were well-regarded in the fields of cosmetics, gynecology, and alchemy.

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The Iroquois Theater Disaster. More than 600 people died in the stampede and conflagration, which led to new safety standards.

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The Secret to Loving Your Life. The first step is giving up on the notion that you are in control.

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10 TV Characters Who Were Inspired By Real People. Not all of them were happy about it.

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17 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads
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17 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads That Are Actually Really Helpful. You can never spend too much time bonding with your child.

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Raccoon and the Light. The cute animated story of a raccoon that found a flashlight shows what forest creatures do in the dark.

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Behind the Scenes at the National Zoo’s Kitchen. Catering to the needs and preferences of 1800 animals is no picnic.

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The Stanford Prison Experiment was Massively Influential, But Fraudulent. Shocking experiments become classics, while their irregularities and the failure to replicate their results are barely noticed.

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4 True Crime Stories Starring Famous Historical Figures. Featuring Abraham Lincoln, Arthur Conan Doyle, Queen Elizabeth, and Colonel Sanders.

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Bark In The Park Event Goes Sideways. What could possibly go wrong when you combine good dogs and flying baseballs?

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What Do Women Want? Pockets! There's no good reason we can't stash a phone as easily as men do.

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Why Father's Day Was 58 Years in the Making. It wasn't an official holiday until 1972!

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