What is pork roll? As one fan puts it, "It's like Spam meets bacon." This sandwich is one of many ways to eat the processed meat, a largely unsung specialty of New Jersey. via Wikimedia hide caption

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Actor Johnny Depp brought his dogs to Australia without first placing them under a mandated 10-day quarantine. Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Thomas Edison's talking dolls were reportedly pretty robust, but their miniature phonographs were another story. Collection of Robin and Joan Rolfs/Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historical Park hide caption

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The "Louie Louie" record, shown in 2003 ahead of an eBay auction, was a huge hit in the '60s. The hard-to-decipher lyrics led to some sordid speculation among teen listeners — and some fretting among those teens' parents. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Neil Richardson (left) and John Jemison even fold their arms the same way. Toby Van de Velde /Courtesy of Neil Richardson hide caption

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Pet Rock creator Gary Ross Dahl became a millionaire from his rock sales in the 1970s. Each rock came in a special box (bottom left) with a detailed instruction manual. San Francisco Chronicle/AP hide caption

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