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In 1940, people turned their frowns upside down for ‘National Headstanding Week’

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Elsinore Assistant Police Chief Barker takes inverted aim.

Image: Bob Landry/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images

Down with the Dome. Junk the Jitters with Bottoms Up.
Hub Crehan

In October 1940, with war raging in Europe and a contentious presidential campaign nearing its conclusion, anxiety was running high in America.

To Hub Crehan, a young newspaper editor in Elsinore, California, it seemed the world had turned upside down.

Crehan set out to remedy this condition by calling on the citizens…

In 1940, people turned their frowns upside down for ‘National Headstanding Week’

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Elsinore Assistant Police Chief Barker takes inverted aim.

Image: Bob Landry/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images

Down with the Dome. Junk the Jitters with Bottoms Up.
Hub Crehan

In October 1940, with war raging in Europe and a contentious presidential campaign nearing its conclusion, anxiety was running high in America.

To Hub Crehan, a young newspaper editor in Elsinore, California, it seemed the world had turned upside down.

Crehan set out to remedy this condition by calling on the citizens…

From finstas to ‘ghost posts’: Teens clean up their online footprints for college admissions

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When Kelsang Dolma began sending in her college applications, the first thing she did was lock down her Twitter account.

Holy icon, Batman, Adam West meant a lot to me

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In the late 1960s and early ’70s, I raced home from school every afternoon to power load on superhero and Sci-Fi television. It was all reruns, though I didn’t know it. There was Star TrekGigantor, Superman, and, of course, Batman.

I was not an avid comic book reader back then. So, for me, Adam West, who died Saturday at 88, created the iconic caped crusader. His sonorous voice commanded me from across the room sit close to our…

Holy icon, Batman, Adam West meant a lot to me

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In the late 1960s and early ’70s, I raced home from school every afternoon to power load on superhero and Sci-Fi television. It was all reruns, though I didn’t know it. There was Star TrekGigantor, Superman, and, of course, Batman.

I was not an avid comic book reader back then. So, for me, Adam West, who died Saturday at 88, created the iconic caped crusader. His sonorous voice commanded me from across the room sit close to our…

Bear stuck in a strong current gets sucked into a waterfall

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A camper in Yosemite National Park witnessed an embarrassing moment for a juvenile bear.

Twitter adds Direct Message request review feature

Police still don’t know why this creepy SOS signal appeared in Australia

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A mysterious SOS sign made of rocks spotted by a pilot flying over Swift Bay in Western Australia has perplexed authorities.

Stephen Colbert just pointed out that another very famous politician performs body-slams too

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Newly appointed Montana congressman Greg Gianforte has had a busy couple of days. He body-slammed a reporter on Wednesday, and then just one day later he went on to win his congressional election on Thursday.

To help make sense of this whirlwind, Stephen Colbert dedicated part of his Thursday night’s monologue on The Late Show to look at others who’ve also won elections despite having body slams on their resum

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