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Why Ham Radio Fans Want to Spend Next Summer on an Island Full of Bird Poop

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Why Ham Radio Fans Want to Spend Next Summer on an Island Full of Bird Poop. Baker Island is uninhabited and geographically unique.

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Ridley Scott’s Very Candid Account of How He Saved All the Money in the World. A complete re-edit at lightning speed kept the film in contention for 2017 awards.

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Job Training in Germany is Very Different From Job Training in America. Respect for skilled trades leads to lower German youth unemployment.

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Terror-Nuggets: Winners of This Year's 15 Second Horror Film Contest. Filmmakers competed to jam dread into every second of the allotted time.

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2000: When the World Went Crazy. Remembering the panic of the Y2K bug.

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The Last Jedi Creature Designer Neal Scanlan Talks About Porgs, Fathiers, and Green Milk. The puppeteers deserve a medal for the conditions they endured during production.

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The Mystery of Who Stole One of the World’s Finest Champagnes. It was the perfect crime, still unsolved four years later.

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11 Secrets to Performing Well Under Pressure. Even if the only pressure is from ourselves.

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