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The Greatest April Fools Hoax In History

On April 1, 1957 the British television program Panorama broadcast a three-minute segment about a bumper spaghetti harvest in southern Switzerland. The success of the crop was attributed both to an unusually mild winter and to the virtual disappearance of the spaghetti weevil. The audience heard Richard Dimbleby, the shows highly respected anchor, discussing the […]

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Viral Videos: 100 Years, 100 Movie Quotes!

This impressive collage is based on The American Film Institute’s 100 Years, 100 Movies Quotes. The list was made in 2005 and was first aired on CBS as a special to commemorate the 100 greatest quotes as voted by 1500 critics, artists, and historians. How many of these favorites do you recognize?

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