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The Return of the Twinkie

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Hostess Twinkies are due to return to stores today, although some Walmart stores had them for sale last Friday. The new product will have almost twice the shelf life of the old Twinkies.
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When new author Robert Galbraith was outed as JK Rowling, the sales of The Cuckoo's Calling shot through the roof. Rowling says she wished she could have kept the secret a little longer.
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12 Innovations From The 1950s That We Still Use Today. About half of them took twenty years to become general use for the masses.
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10 of the Most Cryptic Texts in the World. At least one of them has to be complete gibberish and we've all been trolled by history.
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This band has a real bounce in their beat! Looks cool, but it can't be easy to play that way.
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I Was Killed By A Shark In Sharknado. Ryan Budds' account of the filming of the latest SyFy original implausible monster movie.
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Washington state's new marijuana rules set limits for "marijuana-infused" products, but what about hash? Various interpretations could legalize it or ban it, or maybe something in between.
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A Saudi princess was arrested in California on human trafficking charges. She paid the $5 million in bail but has no servants left back at the condominium.
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The colorful lionfish and 3 other invasive species we should be eating. You can have your expanded fishy fare; I'll take the free-range bacon.
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9 Lost and Found Airplanes. Airplanes get lost more than you realize; here are 6 more.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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Game of Thrones Has Changed the Real World
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6 Ways Game of Thrones has Changed the Real World. Even those who don't watch it know the characters as cultural metaphors.

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The Only Thing Worse than Watching an Offensively Bad Comedy is Watching One You Supposedly Wrote. A.J. Via got a movie deal and lost all control of the finished product.

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To Fight Smallpox in the Spanish Colonies, King Charles IV Sent a Ship on a Vaccination Mission in 1803. The expedition included 22 orphans carrying the fresh vaccine in their bodies to keep it safe enough to last the voyage around the world.

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For Centuries, People Celebrated a Little Boy’s First Pair of Trousers. Once he was toilet-trained and could dress himself, he could become a real boy.

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What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It. A familiar term carries a lot of baggage, while a new term will encourage patients to just follow doctor's orders.

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Ben Stiller's Never-Ending Midlife Crisis. His new movie Brad's Status is the fourth that explores that theme.

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Sir Arthur and the Fairies. After a thorough but flawed investigation, the Sherlock Holmes author believed the Cottingley Fairies were real.

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