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Epic merchandising fails have included everything from a decidedly phallic Jar Jar Binks lollipop to a Transformers shave kit — for boys who don't even shave. Other bombs proves marketers will do just about anything to make a dime.
At a glance, the banjo seems like a pretty simple instrument. In actuality, a complex combination of acoustics, physics and musicianship work in tandem to produce that signature twang.
It's a quaint notion that taking in a motion picture is an inexpensive way to pass the evening. Contemporary theaters charge big bucks for blockbuster experiences — but why?
Who says science can't be fun? Not the hosts and crews behind these captivating shows. These programs are engaging, funny, entertaining, even silly — and you might actually learn something while you watch!
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When CNN first launched, many people thought that the idea of a 24-hour news network was silly. Find out how CNN became one of the most respected news organizations in the United States.
Monopoly, one of the world's most popular board games, is available in 111 countries and in 43 different languages. It has a complex set of original rules, as well as a number of common player-created rules (otherwise known as house rules). How well do you know them -- and how effectively does your family break them? Test your knowledge by taking our quiz.