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Go Bananas With These 10 ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Facts

Here’s how fast motion-capture technology is evolving: On Rise of the Planet of the Apes, all the motion-capture work had to be completed after principal photography had been completed, but on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, just a few years later, the ape actors shot alongside the human actors on set, even in exterior locations. That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which gets into some serious monkey business with Dawn of the Planet of the Apes!

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Fast Honk
Grigorie Armasaru, YouTube

What Is a Fast Honk and How Can You Do It?

Of all the things in the world that may not seem like it needs to be upgraded, honking is probably right up there.

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Monika Graff, Getty images
Monika Graff, Getty images

Stonie Beats Chestnut in Hot Dog Eating Contest

Matt "Megatoad" Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey "Jaws'' Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island.

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Hold Baby
Jordan Watson, YouTube

17 Ways to Hold a Baby to Keep the Little Tykes Happy

There's more than one way to skin a cat. Turns out there's more than one way to hold a baby, too.

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Bubble Wrap To Lose Its Signature Sound

This is just downright un-American, on this July 4th weekend. News is coming out that bubble wrap will be losing its signature popping sound.

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Sesame Street Maria Sonia Manzano Retiring
PBS

‘Sesame Street’ Fixture Maria, Sonia Manzano Retiring After 44 Years

The longevity of Sesame Street has seen some inevitable turnover through the years, some less controversial than others, but the latest loss will have most everyone in a nostalgic fit. Sonia Manzano, best known as the iconic Maria, will say goodbye to Sesame Street after a whopping 44 years on the air.

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Netflix

‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Goes Back in Time for Full ‘First Day of Camp’ Trailer and Poster

No one knew for certain if Wet Hot American Summer could pull off its prequel reunion series on Netflix, but by the full trailer, the First Day of Camp looks like everything we’ve dreamed. See the star-studded cast reunited (and joined by some other ridiculously famous folk) for our first official trailer, along with a slick new poster!

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Warner Bros.

New ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Pics Revealed: Batman, Wonder Woman and Lex Luthor Has Hair!

As revealed yesterday, Batman vs. Superman will have a major presence at Comic-Con. The entire cast will be there to show off new footage from the film, and if rumors are to believed, we’ll also have the new Justice League assembled on stage. But, if you aren’t going to Comic-Con this year (or you simply can’t wait another week), we have some good news for you: Warner Bros. has released five new Batman vs. Superman photos for your viewing pleasure.

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Summer Safety Tips – Best Way To Avoid Sharks [VIDEO]

First of all, I'm torn about taking safety advice from a woman recording herself while driving.  But, when you really listen to her words of wisdom, she makes some pretty excellent...hysterical...but excellent points. 

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Disney’s ‘Maleficent’

In addition to starring in and executive producing Maleficent, Angelina Jolie had her hand in a number of different aspects of the film’s promotion. The film’s shoot was even a family affair as Jolie’s two-year-old daughter, Vivienne, starred as the young Sleeping Beauty/Aurora, and Pax and Zahara Jolie-Pitt also have cameos. This is just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which gets evil with Maleficent!

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