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The Missing Links: The Politics of Alien Invasions

In 1984, a 7th-Grader Wrote This Letter to President Reagan
"Today my mother declared my bedroom a disaster area. I would like to request federal funds to hire a crew to clean up my room." Here's Reagan's response.

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Do Canadians Ever Threaten to Move to the US?
People in the United States are always threatening to move to Canada if their political party doesn't win. Does the opposite happen in Canada?

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The New Election Year Wedge Issue: Alien Invasions

Forget cranberries. Those are so June 25. The new issue dividing America is which Presidential candidate would handle an alien invasion with the most aplomb. And, yes people do have an opinion.

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If You Didn’t Recognize Most of the Names in Last Night’s NBA Draft, There Might Be A Very Good Reason
If you watched last night’s NBA Draft, you were most likely reminded just how boring professional player drafts can be. Too few picks spread out over too many hours. So, how do you liven them up? Well, if you’re a professional sports franchise, you can always make a player up completely (see #5) and see if anyone notices.

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Google Glass Goes Airborne
If Google was looking for a really mainstream, everyday use for their new super high-tech glasses, skydiving was maybe not the most rational choice. If they were looking for a really cool use for them though, they really hit the target.

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Things You May Have In Your Home That Are More Dangerous Than Dinosaurs
The tiny, sharp plastic dinosaurs, which my sons have hundreds of and are always strategically placed on the floor wherever I walk, are bad. These items, which you may own, could be much, much worse.

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Finding Art in Everyday Sights
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Artist Paul Gledhill "draws on" everyday sights for inspiration. See more on Instagram.

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Can You Find the Money in Santa’s Sack in This Hidden Image Puzzle?
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Vouchercloud, a website and app for online deals, brings us this holiday-themed test of your vision just in time for Christmas. Hidden among all the identical Santa Clauses carrying sacks of presents, one financially-savvy Santa is carrying a big sack of money. Can you figure out where he is? (Warning: Spoilers below.)

Spot him yet? If you’re stumped, check out the solution below. If this one was a breeze for you, try out a few more hidden-object puzzles here, here, and here. Or if you’re looking for something with a little more real-life relevancy, try to figure out where the snake is in this photo. Happy hunting!

A hidden-object image features rows of Santas carrying sacks with the solution circled in red.

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