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Universal Pictures

A Brief History of The Creature from the Black Lagoon

Universal Pictures
Universal Pictures

A Brief History of The Creature from the Black Lagoon Franchise. The Gill Man never fit in with Universal's other monsters, but he had his own charms.

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A Look at the Most Visionary, Ridiculously Tall Structures. The sky is the limit for planned buildings yet to be built.

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The Ballerina Who Shot Nazis. Franceska Mann made history with her last brave act.

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The Skeleton Of Famed Astronomer Tycho Brahe Finally Reveals His Cause Of Death. A recent study concludes it was his high station and lifestyle.

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Daft LEGO: A Detour Into the Weird. In the internet tradition of incredibly complicated machines that do something useless yet impressive, here's a LEGO contraption that displays the lyrics to Daft Punk's song "Harder Better Faster Stronger."

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The Princess Pretenders. Read the stories of three everyday women who convinced the people around them that they were born into royalty.

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Glow-in-the-Dark Trees Could be the Future of Street Lighting. Bioluminescence doesn't depend on the power company.

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6 Tips for Wearing High Heels Without Wrecking Your Feet. That is, if you really have to wear them.

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How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture
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Lucasfilm

How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture. When creating heroic tales, filmmakers still ask, "What would Indiana Jones do?"

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The Unexplained Dancing Plague and Other Epidemics of Yore. The power of suggestion is still the most logical explanation.

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Reanimation! Science Stories About Frankenstein. This seven-part video series features conversations with scientists on Mary Shelley's book and the issues it addresses.

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George Lucas's Plan for Star Wars 7 through 9, Starring Mid-Chlorians. No matter how much you dislike any of the new Star Wars films, you can tell yourself it could have been so much worse.

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The Recipes of Cleopatra. Her elixirs were well-regarded in the fields of cosmetics, gynecology, and alchemy.

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The Iroquois Theater Disaster. More than 600 people died in the stampede and conflagration, which led to new safety standards.

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The Secret to Loving Your Life. The first step is giving up on the notion that you are in control.

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10 TV Characters Who Were Inspired By Real People. Not all of them were happy about it.

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17 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads
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iStock

17 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads That Are Actually Really Helpful. You can never spend too much time bonding with your child.

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Raccoon and the Light. The cute animated story of a raccoon that found a flashlight shows what forest creatures do in the dark.

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Behind the Scenes at the National Zoo’s Kitchen. Catering to the needs and preferences of 1800 animals is no picnic.

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The Stanford Prison Experiment was Massively Influential, But Fraudulent. Shocking experiments become classics, while their irregularities and the failure to replicate their results are barely noticed.

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4 True Crime Stories Starring Famous Historical Figures. Featuring Abraham Lincoln, Arthur Conan Doyle, Queen Elizabeth, and Colonel Sanders.

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Bark In The Park Event Goes Sideways. What could possibly go wrong when you combine good dogs and flying baseballs?

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What Do Women Want? Pockets! There's no good reason we can't stash a phone as easily as men do.

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Why Father's Day Was 58 Years in the Making. It wasn't an official holiday until 1972!

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