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Why it’s so hard for planes to land on water

When US Airways Flight 1549 landed in the Hudson river, all 150 passengers survived and the event was dubbed the Miracle On The Hudson. But despite that success, landing a plane on the water, known as “ditching,” can be extremely dangerous. This controlled, emergency-landing procedure is very rare, especially on […]
Why it’s so hard for planes to land on water
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What it takes to be a writer for ‘Saturday Night Live’

“Hits & Misses” author and former “Saturday Night Live” staff writer Simon Rich walks us through a week of writing for the iconic show. Following is a transcript of the video. Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night! Simon Rich: “SNL” has been functioning I believe in pretty much exactly […]
What it takes to be a writer for ‘Saturday Night Live’
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Why bathroom sensors suck

Despite being introduced for hygiene and ease, automatic toilets can be extremely frustrating, either flushing too soon or not at all. We found out why bathroom sensors malfunction so often and a few simple fixes for the issues. Following is a transcript of the video. Narrator: We’ve all been in […]
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Here’s what Beans from ‘Even Stevens’ is up to today

Steven Anthony Lawrence is an Los Angeles-based actor who you might recognise for his role as Beans on Disney Channel’s “Even Stevens.” Since the show ended in 2003, Lawrence has continued acting with roles in “Kicking and Screaming,” “That’s So Raven,” and “Weeds.” He also offers acting classes for all […]
Here’s what Beans from ‘Even Stevens’ is up to today
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