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The Missing Links: How Are Bald Men Still Living?

“If You Do Anything Stupid You Shall Re Sieve A Gun Short”
Twitter user @SamelaAnderson posted this picture, billing it as “LITERALLY THE GREATEST SPAM EMAIL I WILL EVER GET IN MY LIFE”. And I have to admit, it’s fantastically hapless.

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Survival of the Hairless
Bald men probably have no reason to believe they should perhaps be extinct, but some people are of the belief that they should. Here are some reasons that’s bogus.

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“Pass the Dehydrated Space Sustenance Please”
A history of space food will make you grateful for all your Earthly edibles.

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The U.S. Border Control Is Really Cracking Down
They’re deporting suspects even if they’re 70 million years old and not human.

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If This Pattern Holds, We Have 11 More Years of The Simpsons Coming to Us
Matt Groening, the famed cartoonist that created created The Simpsons, has brought another of his comic creations to an end.

Life In Hell, a comic strip he created way back in 1978 is no more. Very sad indeed. Goodbye Binky and Bongo.

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All of the Heat We've Been Seeing Will Likely Cause Quite An Atmospheric Depression Around Cleveland Over the Next Several Days
If you weren’t aware, some sports fans in Ohio have rather conflicted -- or downright vicious -- feelings about LeBron James and the fact that he just won a championship after leaving the city of Cleveland two years ago for the warmer, sandier pastures of Miami. Well, when the two teams in the NBA Finals are named the Heat and Thunder, it makes it that much more difficult for a Cleveland weatherman to drudge through his job without his focus drifting toward the city’s freshest wound:

(Via Buzzfeed)

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The Real Bay of Pigs: Big Major Cay in the Bahamas
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When most people visit the Bahamas, they’re thinking about a vacation filled with sun, sand, and swimming—not swine. But you can get all four of those things if you visit Big Major Cay.

Big Major Cay, also now known as “Pig Island” for obvious reasons, is part of the Exuma Cays in the Bahamas. Exuma includes private islands owned by Johnny Depp, Tyler Perry, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, and David Copperfield. Despite all of the local star power, the real attraction seems to be the family of feral pigs that has established Big Major Cay as their own. It’s hard to say how many are there—some reports say it’s a family of eight, while others say the numbers are up to 40. However big the band of roaming pigs is, none of them are shy: Their chief means of survival seems to be to swim right up to boats and beg for food, which the charmed tourists are happy to provide (although there are guidelines about the best way of feeding the pigs).

No one knows exactly how the pigs got there, but there are plenty of theories. Among them: 1) A nearby resort purposely released them more than a decade ago, hoping to attract tourists. 2) Sailors dropped them off on the island, intending to dine on pork once they were able to dock for a longer of period of time. For one reason or another, the sailors never returned. 3) They’re descendants of domesticated pigs from a nearby island. When residents complained about the original domesticated pigs, their owners solved the problem by dropping them off at Big Major Cay, which was uninhabited. 4) The pigs survived a shipwreck. The ship’s passengers did not.

The purposeful tourist trap theory is probably the least likely—VICE reports that the James Bond movie Thunderball was shot on a neighboring island in the 1960s, and the swimming swine were there then.

Though multiple articles reference how “adorable” the pigs are, don’t be fooled. One captain warns, “They’ll eat anything and everything—including fingers.”

Here they are in action in a video from National Geographic:

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The House From The Money Pit Is For Sale

Looking for star-studded new digs? For a cool $5.9 million, Top10RealEstateDeals.com reports, you can own the Long Island country home featured in the 1986 comedy The Money Pit—no renovations required.

For the uninitiated, the film features Tom Hanks and Shelley Long as hapless first-time homeowners who purchase a rundown mansion for cheap. The savings they score end up being paltry compared to the debt they incur while trying to fix up the house.

The Money Pit featured exterior shots of "Northway," an eight-bedroom estate located in the village of Lattingtown in Nassau County, New York. Luckily for potential buyers, its insides are far nicer than the fictional ones portrayed in the movie, thanks in part to extensive renovations performed by the property’s current owners.

Amenities include a giant master suite with a French-style dressing room, eight fireplaces, a "wine wall," and a heated outdoor saltwater pool. Check out some photos below, or view the entire listing here.

The real-life Long Island home featured in “The Money Pit”
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The real-life Long Island home featured in “The Money Pit”
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The real-life Long Island home featured in “The Money Pit”
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The real-life Long Island home featured in “The Money Pit”
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The real-life Long Island home featured in “The Money Pit”
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The real-life Long Island home featured in 1986's “The Money Pit”
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The real-life Long Island home featured in 1986's “The Money Pit”
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