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Lego Ghostbusters: More than you might want to know…

…but still engaging. The recent release of the “Official Lego Ghostbusters” set inspires a writer to trace the history of the actual Ecto-1 car used in the 1984 Ghostbusters movie. To be honest, I didn’t finish reading “Ecto-1 and the

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Getting into the Christmas spirit…

…with an old silent film — but notice the special effects! Video: The Insects’ Christmas (“Rozhdestvo obitateley lesa”) [The update adds the soundtrack from “Edward Scissorhands.”] Filmmaker Ladislas Starevich was ahead of his time in creating this 1913 film — using stop-motion

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Halloween Fun

I will not be doing this for Halloween. It involves way too much looking at my own face. And I don’t want to scar little children for life. If you’d like to follow along, though, this young lady posted a

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Think different … No, more different

Exciting news, especially for drunks with dead cell phone batteries. Scientists have devised a cell-phone battery powered by urine. Just right for those emergencies when you drunk-tweet way too much and then need to call for a ride home. This

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If you really, really want to live in the ‘Friends’ apartment, or at the Gilmore Girls’…

… thanks to the Internet, Etsy and an interior designer with a possibly unhealthy obsession with TV, you can. Well, as long as you have the money, time and energy. It’s up to you to remodel the inside of your house

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Semi-Literary Trivia #7 – Rod Serling

“You’re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind; a journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That’s the signpost up ahead—your next stop, the Twilight Zone.” Almost 40

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Drink Beer for Big Ideas, Coffee to Get Them Done…

At least that’s what this item at lifehacker says. I haven’t had coffee since early afternoon, so I don’t have the mental chops to properly evaluate these claims. And I haven’t had a beer today, so I can’t come up with

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