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Cleaning the bathroom requires two things: a mop and some really good tunes. Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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Director Taika Waititi made offbeat films like Hunt for the Wilderpeople before he leveled up to blockbuster director status with Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok. Dave J Hogan/Getty Images hide caption

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Victoria Pedretti and Penn Badgley in the third season of the Netflix series, You. John P. Fleenor/Netflix hide caption

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British author Douglas Adams, left, and Nick Landau read Adams' book The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy in October 1979. Colin Davey/Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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It's been 42 years since 'The Hitchhiker's Guide' answered the ultimate question

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Park Hae-soo, Lee Jung-jae and Jung Ho-yeon star in the Korean Netflix series, Squid Game. Youngkyu Park/Netflix hide caption

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A new museum in Nashville centers the artistry of Black musicians

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