555-2368 will get you Ghostbusters — or the hotel room from Memento.

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Here's the secret.

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Those double dots over the "o" and the "u"? There's a story there.

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Sorry, internet, NCIS is king even without your glowing approval.

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Oh, the dinner party stories you could have.

Mutant powers: What a DNA test can tell you about yourself

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The terrorist group has been making horrible headlines in the U.S.

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Empathy is a good thing — until it goes too far.

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Ghani arrives for his inauguration. 

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Belgian designer Adolphe Sax created the — you guessed it — saxophone.

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The offers may be piling up, but be sure to read the fine print.

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Don't be fooled by that sweet face. He's a monster.

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It's not an acronym.

Don't buy into nonsensical etymologies of the F-word


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