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The Missing Links: Pee-wee Herman Has A Tron Light Cycle*

Golf Detroit. Not On A Detroit Golf Course. Just Detroit Itself.
Charlie Leduff attempts to better understand the Motor City by grabbing his golf clubs and hitting a ball across the entire city. One thing he may have learned: People don’t like when you hit their house with a golf ball.

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Stifling Summer Heat Getting to You? Cool Off With A Boiling Hot Cup of Coffee.
It sounds weird, but it apparently works. Science says so. So there.

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Get These (iPhone) Apps
Lifehacker compiles a list of the best iPhone apps. Apple haters can just skip this one I suppose.

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“This Video Game Collection Will be Worth A Fortune Someday”
Many have probably said it. One guy was right.

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Baby Steps & A Death Wish
To me, that’s all the explanation you need to describe how a tightrope walker does their thing. Sports Science decided to get a bit more technical to describe the feet feat.

Also: Last month, tightrope walker Nik Wallenda successfully walked across Niagara Falls. Now he wants to take his aerial art to the Grand Canyon.

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Welcome to Mars
Check out this amazing hi-res Mars panorama created with 817 images.

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Did You Hear That Pee-wee Herman Owns A Real Tron Light Cycle?
I'm a big Paul Reubens fan. So, I found this interview he just did with Jimmy Kimmel to be one of the best things I’ve seen on late night TV in a while. If you are a fan of Reubens and/or Pee-wee Herman you’ll love this interview, where he talks about the production of the upcoming Pee-wee film, the reason that I want to get to the MOMA in NYC very soon, and his penchant for completely lying to reporters in interviews in order to keep himself entertained. For instance, he doesn’t actually have a Tron light cycle.

* No he doesn't.

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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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