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Vampires in the Movies

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The 20 Essential Vampire Movies. You may as well watch them all again between now and Halloween.
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Adorable two-year-old twin girls give a taekwondo demonstration. They don't get much kicking in between beaming smiles at their audience.
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11 Commonly Used Made-Up Words That Drive Us Insane. But please stifle the urge to correct others, especially strangers.
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Kayak the hedgehog was a sick baby that couldn't walk when he was taken in by a volunteer with the Hedgehog Welfare Society. Now he's a tiny superhero, with his own cape!
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The best images the 2013 New York Comic Con had to offer. Makes you wonder how so many people have so much free time.
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The Strange And Beautiful World Of Deep YouTube. With nine examples of what you might find if you had plenty of time to look through the millions of videos.
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Norwegian brothers Vegard and Bard Ylvisaker, better known as Ylvis, have suddenly become stars in the US. They want Americans to know they are comedians before they are musicians.
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Tom Snyder interviewed Lorne Michaels and his cast of unknowns about the soon-to-launch Saturday Night in 1975. It's hard to recall a time when no one knew these people, or what to expect from the show.
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Why is Carrie the only horror movie coming out in October? Here are five reasons that boil down to the fact that you weren't going to go to the theater anyway.

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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