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Neptune’s moon Triton has active geysers that do not spew out hot liquids like familiar Earth-bound geysers do, but giant jets of icy nitrogen gas and entrained dust in plumes up to five miles (eight kilometers) high instead.

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Richard Harris, the actor who portrayed Dumbledore in the first two Harry Potter movies, did so largely because his then 11-year-old granddaughter was extremely upset that her grandfather would pass up the chance to be in a Harry Potter film.

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Although it was never brought to production, the title of the potential Spaceballs sequel was slated to be Spaceballs III: The Search for Spaceballs II and then later Spaceballs 2: The Search for More Money.

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Jon Bon Jovi’s recording debut wasn’t his first album, but a track on the Star Wars-themed Christmas album in 1980, “R2-D2, We Wish You a Merry Christmas”.

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A Charlie Brown Christmas, one of the most iconic children’s Christmas specials around, was originally rejected by CBS on the grounds that they didn’t like amateur child voice actors voicing the characters, the anti-consumerism message, and the musical score.

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