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19 classic family movies that you won’t hate

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When it comes to bonding with my son, few experiences have measured up to watching a great movie with him. If we both feel the same …

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19 bizarre connections between Leonardo DiCaprio & Leonardo da Vinci

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Human beings are like snowflakes, in that the closer you examine them, the more their similarities become obscured, and the more their differences are thrown into …

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Morbid tourist destinations that are hot with vacationers

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No matter how sunny and pleasant our outward dispositions may be, there’s no denying that most of us have a morbid side. We may not express …

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Glorious photos of the most beautiful national parks in the US

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If you’re a fan of the wilderness, you need look no further than Yosemite National Park. Nearly 95% of it is designated as “wilderness,” thanks to …

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1976 was a great year for cars. These are the coolest

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The year 1976 was great for people who love cars. It was the heyday of the muscle car, and the concept of the “supercar” – basically …

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Seinfeld’s ‘Soup Nazi’ made almost no money for his iconic role

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When you play an iconic character on one of the most popular series in television history, you can be forgiven for assuming that means steady paychecks …

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How many of these obscure movie facts do you know?

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There’s a certain breed of movie fan who sees two hours of cinema as much more than just a distraction that happens to come with popcorn. …

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Global delicacies that are definitely an acquired taste

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  As human beings, we all have a lot in common, and when we’re united in a common cause, there’s no challenge we can’t overcome. Unfortunately, …

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The most epic places in the Grand Canyon

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Located in Arizona, the Grand Canyon National Park is one of the most famous landmarks in the United States. According to the National Park Service, it …

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Epic, must-see vistas of the Grand Canyon

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Located in Arizona, the Grand Canyon National Park is one of the most famous landmarks in the United States. According to the National Park Service, it sits …

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Bands that reunited (and it feels so good!)

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In early September, fans of the Swedish pop group ABBA were treated to an announcement that they never thought would come. A full 40 years after …

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These solar system facts may blow your mind

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The origin of the solar system has been debated by scientists, theologians, and other grand high muckity-mucks since time immemorial. While there’s no pinpointing an exact …

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Do you remember these classic TV commercials?

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For the most part, television commercials are not watched so much as endured. People of a certain age will remember the unpleasant sensation of watching some …

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Movie title translations gone hilariously wrong

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Since time immemorial, a quite vexing situation has persisted for lovers of language. Namely, it’s the fact that translating something from one language to another can …

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Here’s what these famous ’90s kids look like now

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In August, Spencer Elden, who appeared on the cover of Nirvana’s legendary 1991 Nevermind album as a baby, sued the band and associated parties. He alleged that the …

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Even the biggest Rolling Stones fans don’t know these facts

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Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts passed away in August at the age of 80. Earlier in the month, the band had announced that he would sit …

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Catch America’s earliest sunrise in this national park

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If you love sunrises, you can see the first glimpses of light seen anywhere in the United States by visiting Maine’s Acadia National Park. Just southwest …

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Big Bend National Park in epic photos

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You may think you know Texas, but if you don’t know Big Bend National Park, you’re missing a big piece of what makes the state the …

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The best places to survive the apocalypse

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Between a deadly virus, social unrest, and geopolitical uncertainty, you could be forgiven for thinking the state of the world is getting downright Biblical. The academic …

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Seinfeld’s ‘Soup Nazi’ made almost no money for his iconic role

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When you play an iconic character on one of the most popular series in television history, you can be forgiven for assuming that means steady paychecks …

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13 ‘Canceled’ Celebrities Who Came Back

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In the last few years, much has been made of “cancel culture,” an allegedly widespread phenomenon in which a public figure will make a comment or …

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30 facts about Elvis you probably never knew

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Elvis Presley may have died 44 years ago this month, but you would never know it by looking at the data. According to the streaming service …

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This Hank Williams-Van Halen mashup is nothing short of glorious

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Not all heroes wear capes. Some toil in obscurity, slaving away at efforts that will improve life for the rest of us. We never learn their …

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Global delicacies you’re probably too afraid to eat

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As human beings, we all have a lot in common, and when we’re united in a common cause, there’s no challenge we can’t overcome. Unfortunately, we’re …

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These are the 12 coolest cars of 1976

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The year 1976 was great for people who love cars. It was the heyday of the muscle car, and the concept of the “supercar” – basically …

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Top summer radio hits from the year you were born

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Do you know what the big summer radio hits were the year you were born? If the answer is no, you can find out on this …

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16 morbid vacation destinations that people flock to anyway

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No matter how sunny and pleasant our outward dispositions may be, there’s no denying that most of us have a morbid side. We may not express …

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21 people, places & things that give us hope for 2021

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When coronavirus shut down the world in March, many of us believed that state of affairs might last a few weeks or a month at most, …

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20 reasons why everyone loves Dolly Parton

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Country singer Dolly Parton is an American institution. She had her first No. 1 U.S. country music hit in 1970 with “Joshua,” and she’s never looked …

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Opinion: I wasn’t a fan, but Eddie Van Halen’s death hits home

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Yesterday I learned that Eddie Van Halen, guitarist for the hard rock group Van Halen, had died of cancer at the age of 65. I am …

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19 movies you won’t hate watching with your kids

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When it comes to bonding with my son, few experiences have measured up to watching a great movie with him. If we both feel the same …

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50 things you probably never knew about Woodstock

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August 15 marks the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Music and Art Fair. Held on a dairy farm in the town of Bethel, New York, it was …

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Murders & feasts: The hidden origins of Valentine’s Day

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Have you bought that bouquet of flowers yet? A box of candy? A thoughtful card? If not, you’d better snap to it, because Valentine’s Day is …

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The pagan origins of Groundhog day

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Groundhog Day is upon us, and with it comes an enduring question – did Punxsutawney Phil, the legendary groundhog at Gobbler’s Knob near Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, see …

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Dinner is coming: 16 foods to satisfy your Game of Thrones jones

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Winter may be coming, but to people addicted to Game of Thrones, the Autumn leading up to it is a long and painful one. The show last …