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27 Brutally Honest License Plates. People will pay a premium for plates that do nothing but make us smile.
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Watch pro skateboarder Bob Burnquist burn it up on his backyard MegaRamp. Keep watching, because the real action starts at about 6:30.
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10 Great Filmmakers’ Top 10 Favorite Movies. There's some pretty good recommendations on what you should watch this weekend.
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The cast of The Walking Dead tease us about season four. It looks to be more violent than ever, if that's even possible.
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An extended cut of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is coming out this fall, with 13 minutes of extra footage. You can see one deleted scene already.
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Watch a fishing cat at the National Zoo teach her six-week-old kitten to fish in a pool. Little Wasabi just wants to play!
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5 Sitcoms You Might Not Know Were Based on Real People or Events. Imagine what it would be like to see your life broadcast with a laugh track.
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Seven Crazy Things Ariel Castro Said Yesterday. The Cleveland kidnapper was full of excuses, but got life plus a thousand years anyway.
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The science behind delivering a 13.5-pound baby. With the reasons why every expectant mother should have prenatal care and monitoring.
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Creepy Home Decor. There are ways of making your dinner guests go home at a decent time.

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How Will Martian Laws Differ From Earth's Laws?
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How Will Martian Laws Differ From Earth's Laws? Enforcement of existing laws from Earth will be impossible for a small population millions of miles away.

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The Creepy Cabinet That Inspired Jekyll and Hyde. Robert Louis Stevenson's childhood bedroom had a cabinet made by a carpenter who led a double life.

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14 Unmade Hammer Horror Films. Some ideas were too bizarre even for the erstwhile British gothic film studio.

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A Brief History of Bat-Marriage. Batman has been spotted carrying Kathy Kane, Vicki Vale, Julie Madison, Selina Kyle, Lois Lane, and Wonder Woman across the threshold—most of them twice.

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John Banvard is the most successful American artist you've never heard of. His chosen medium was an obscure 19th-century show business gimmick, and he managed to completely squander his fortune.

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Why Everyone Knows the Same Scary Slumber-Party Stories. People who know them don't recall where they first heard them.

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9 Naked Cakes for When You Don't Feel Like Frosting. You'll feel good about avoiding too much sugar, too.

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8 Antique Maps That Were the First of Their Kind. Each one gave us a new way to look at our world.

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Where is the Line Between Fandom and Obsession?
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Where is the Line Between Fandom and Obsession? Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur discuss what it takes to be a superfan.

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The Roller Skating Scene from Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times. A lesson in special effects from 1936.

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From Prejudice to Pride. As the indigenous Ainu begin to assert their place among the people of Japan, an archaeological dig reveals more about their past.

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How U.S. Colleges Went from Pitiful to Powerful. The flexibility born of the system's ragged beginnings helped make the American higher education business what it is today.

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A Brief History of the Danse Macabre, from a Paris cemetery to David S. Pumpkins. It's a reminder that no one escapes death.

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Life Along the Russian Border. Border security reflects each nation's history with Russia.

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The Frenetic Enchantment of New York City. French photojournalist Jean-Pierre Laffont captures the city's charm in 50 years of photos.

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Hellish Nell, The Last Person Imprisoned for Witchcraft in Britain. And that was only 73 years ago!

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