The use of the word random as slang found its way into Amy Heckerling's 1995 hit film, Clueless, starring Alicia Silverstone. Paramount/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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That's So Random: The Evolution Of An Odd Word

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SciFri Book Club Has 'The Right Stuff'

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Glacier Photographer James Balog on 'Chasing Ice'

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Jake Tapper Of ABC News Plays Not My Job

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Matchmaker Santa is only one of many cornball films in which Santa (Donovan Scott) helps a woman (Lacey Chabert) find a boyfriend (Adam Mayfield). This is the one where the vanilla extract was key. Carin Baer/Hallmark Channel hide caption

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The High And The Low In Holiday Movies

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Listen to Pop Culture Happy Hour

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After coloring, styling and photographing the rice, chef and food stylist Caitlin Levin made coconut rice. "It taste the same," she says. Henry Hargreaves hide caption

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A garden serves as the stage in the opera. Zhang Yi hide caption

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The Peony Pavilion: A Vivid Dream In A Garden

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Otelo (Jafta Mamabolo, right) and his best friend, New Year (Thomas Gumede), grow up in South Africa during the violent years toward the end of apartheid. Indigenous Film Distribution hide caption

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Donnie Yen stars as Liu Jinxi, a quiet mountain-village family man who turns out to have a complicated past, in Dragon. Radius/The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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Abby (Erin Way) becomes another player in the Collector's (Randall Archer) deadly game. LD Entertainment hide caption

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Flying 'Solo': Robert Carlyle plays a burnout Britpop veteran drinking his way through a second career among the farmers markets of Southern California — until a DUI bust sends him into a tailspin. Matthew Barnes/Strand Releasing hide caption

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Brad Pitt's Jackie Cogan is a midlevel mob enforcer in Killing Them Softly, adapted by Andrew Dominik from the 1974 novel Cogan's Trade. Melinda Sue Gordon/The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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'Inventing Wine': The History Of A Very Vintage Beverage

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