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The 10 Best Indy 500 Finishes of All-Time

The Indianapolis 500 is the world's largest single-day sporting event. Approximately 400,000 fans will crowd the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend to watch "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" at the 2.5-mile oval track. While drivers average speeds well in excess of 150 miles per hour, sometimes the race comes down to the final lap. Here are the 10 best Indy 500 finishes of all-time:

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18 Signs That You’re at an Awful Barbecue

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer, and that means it's time for one of our favorite things: grilling. Sometimes, however, what should be such a simple process can go horribly wrong.

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Photo by Chip Douglas
Photo by Chip Douglas
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Breakfast In The Outdoors

Camping in the Adirondacks, what could be better?  How about breakfast in the Adirondacks?

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Grilling On Memorial Day On My Father’s Day Present

Like many Americans I fired up the grill yesterday. It's a Memorial Day tradition for a lot of families, my included.

What made this year different, is I fired up a brand new grill for the first time in over decade

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Eight Heartwarming Videos of Soldiers’ Surprise Homecomings

On Memorial Day, we commemorate all the U.S. soldiers who've died while serving our country. With so many of our servicemen and women currently on dangerous overseas assignments, it's also a time to think about their sacrifice, and the sacrifice of their families back home.

In these videos, families of soldiers get the surprise and relief of a lifetime when their loved ones return home from duty unannounced. You'll really want to grab a box of tissues before watching.

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Foods To Avoid In The Heat

This weekend will be a great time to chow down at barbecues with friends and family. Life is good, for the most part. You could get sick though so watch out.

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Photo by Dave Wheeler/Townsquare Media
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Grilling A Monster Burger

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the backyard grilling season of the summer. There is no greater smells, and tastes then burgers and dogs on the grill. Need some tips to make the almost perfect burger?

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8 Great Summer Vacation Movies [VIDEOS]

While summer doesn't officially start until June 21, Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning to the hottest season at the movies.

Summer loses some of its meaning when you're an adult, since it no longer comes with a moths-long break from the grind.

Nevertheless, we can all still enjoy a good movie about summer vacations. After the jump, check out eight of our favorites.

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The Real Meaning Of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is more than a day off work, sales, barbeques and the "official" beginning of summer. However, according to a new survey, a large majority of Americans have no clue to what Memorial Day is really all about; a national day of rememberence for the soldiers that died while fighting the nation's wars

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Photo by Dave Wheeler/Townsquare Media
Photo by Dave Wheeler/Townsquare Media
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The Well-Versed Rules Of Grilling

Are you all ready for your Memorial Day barbecue? Do you have your utensils, your meats, your sides? How about the drinks and the music? Are you familiar with the rules of grilling?

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Barbecue Recipes for Memorial Day Weekend [VIDEOS]

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of barbecue season and will find many Americans firing up the grill this holiday weekend.

Part of the beauty of grilling is its simplicity. But that shouldn't mean you can't improve your grill repertoire or technique.

We've compiled a list of recipes and tips that can help you become a master of the open flame.

Check them out after the jump.

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10 Extreme BBQ Aprons for Memorial Day Weekend

In honor of Memorial Day, and all the barbecuing that will take place during the three-day weekend, we've compiled a gallery of handmade aprons from craft site Etsy that are sure to let everyone know who's boss of the grill.

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