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Adventures in Depression. Allie Brosh delivers a serious and descriptive but welcome explanation of her six-month absence from Hyperbole and a Half.
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Which Bank Is the Worst? Some shameful acts are easier to understand than others, but the biggest grievances are lined out bank-by-bank.
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The Rum Diary, a fictionalized version of Hunter S. Thompson's early career, opens today nationwide. If you've had enough horror films this week already, this is your best alternative.
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Parkour fits into video game worlds perfectly, if only you can find someone who's good at it. These three videos show how a talented person can fight his way out of a maze.
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A simple but ingenious plastic device sorts your Lego blocks by size. See a video of the Box4Blox doing its thing.
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Blowing Stuff Up with Science! See how different chemical combinations and safety goggles can make a great compilation video.
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Smashing Pumpkins in Slow Motion. Flying pumpkin guts are cool, as long as someone else has to clean up the mess!
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A gecko saves another gecko from a snake attack. Not only is this a gripping adventure, but it appears to have happened inside someone's home.
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Occupy Wall Street: A protest timeline. The planning started months ago, but not even the founders predicted how the protests would spread around the world.
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Who Was Dr. Frankenstein? Mary Shelley dreamed up the monster, but she had plenty of influences for the scientist who made it.

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October 28, 2011 - 1:05am
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