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The Missing Links: Life at the Fair

LIFE at the Fair
Check out these shots from their photo gallery of shots taken at a 1930s fair, a collection that includes this baffling shot of chimps in little cars.

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Will Ferrell. In Sweden. Drinking Old Milwaukee.
Makes perfect sense, right?

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You Just Never Know: Do We Actually Live In A Giant Computer Simulation?
You wouldn't think so. But maybe we were just programmed to think that. Whoa. I just blew your mind.

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I Know Michael Jordan Memorabilia Is Valuable, But C'mon.
Who wants a 20-year old jug of Michael Jordan BBQ sauce for only $10K? Someone apparently.

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Think Before You Speak
Misspeaking could reveal how your mental dictionary is organized.

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They Only Live Once
You may have a long time left, but the Dead Sea, Mexico City, Route 66 and the other places on this list might not be around forever.

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Food For Thought
Which foods make your brain quick and content?

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The Smithsonian Is Seriously Amazing
That's why they created a program called—wait for it—Seriously Amazing.

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What Koalas and Humans Have in Common
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There's something strange about koala fingerprints. Read more bizarre koala facts here.

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Don't Have Space For a Christmas Tree? Decorate a Pineapple Instead
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Christmas trees aren't for everyone. Some people can't fit a fir inside their cramped abodes, while others are turned off by the expense, or by the idea of bugs hitchhiking their way inside. Fake trees are always an option, but a new trend sweeping Instagram—pineapples as mini-Christmas "trees"—might convince you to forego the forest vibe for a more tropical aesthetic.

As Thrillist reports, the pineapple-as-Christmas-tree idea appears to have originated on Pinterest before it, uh, ripened into a social media sensation. Transforming a pineapple into a Halloween “pumpkin” requires carving and tea lights, but to make the fruit festive for Christmas all one needs are lights, ornaments, swaths of garland, and any other tiny tchotchkes that remind you of the holidays. The final result is a tabletop decoration that's equal parts Blue Hawaii and Miracle on 34th Street.

In need of some decorating inspiration? Check out a variety of “Christmas tree” pineapples below.

[h/t Thrillist]

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