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Analyzing Your Signature

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What Do Signatures Say?

The signature of Jack Lew, possibly the next Secretary of the Treasury, has been getting a lot of attention lately because it will be appearing on cash. Jimmy Kimmel made a joke that Lew developed it while working as the decorator on a very iconic American treat. But what can we really tell about people from their signatures?

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Things That Weren’t Needed: Human Tails
I’m not talking about how we, at one point along our evolutionary timeline, might have had tails. No, I’m talking about the new human tails that can be worn and actually wag because they know when you’re excited.

Holy weirdo creepiness.

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Thumbtacks Are Old News
Mark your world travels by marking each place you’ve visited on this scratch-off world map.

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Movies Can Explain
If you’d just give them the chance.

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Sometimes You Have to Let It All Hang Out
Even your house.

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The Most Important Accessory Your Home Can Have
This arcade machine can play 50,000 different games.

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Stage to Screen
I agree that most of these musicals should be turned into films. I cannot get on board with Cats though.

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The 2017 Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade
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All The Good Dogs At the 2017 Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade. It's where New Yorkers take their dogs every year to show off their Halloween costumes!

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What Happened at Nikola Tesla's Secret Experimental Station? He worked on some really big ideas in Colorado Springs.

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George Lucas owes the look and feel of Star Wars to one key collaborator. Ralph McQuarrie also had a hand in many of your other favorite science fiction tales.

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The Meanings Behind 19 Classic Sailor Tattoos. Those who travel the world in ships have souvenirs inked in their skin to show where they've been, what they have done, and their hopes for survival.

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The Minister Who Invented Camping in America. William Murray was the catalyst of many factors that led Americans to embrace the great outdoors in the 1860s.

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Ten Years of None Pizza with Left Beef. Steve Molaro gave us an icon of our modern automated world.

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7 Great Ways to Save Money During Halloween. Enjoying the holiday shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg.

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A Brief History of Real Life Werewolves. Meet people diagnosed with clinical lycanthropy or lycomania.

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Dogs Deliberately Smile at Us
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Dogs Have Pet Facial Expressions to Use on Humans, Study Finds. They learn what we like, and use it to communicate with us.

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Harvesting Cork in Rural Spain. It takes 25 years from planting to the first harvest, then nine years until the next one.

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The Year of the Witch. Hartford, Connecticut, spent 1662 and 1663 in a frenzy to identify witches among the townspeople.

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Burger King Reveals the Uncomfortable Truth About Bullying in a Remarkable In-Store Stunt. The premise is goofy, but the last minute will get you right in the feels.

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What Does the Hamburger Helper’s Skeleton Look Like? Each possibility is more ridiculous than the last.

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A Catfishing With a Happy Ending. The man she met online was an impostor, but then she met the guy he had stolen a profile picture from.

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5 Weird Pieces of Vintage Parenting Advice. Aren't you glad we have all the answers now?

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The Haunted Hospital. Waverly Hills Sanatorium has been a TB hospital, a nursing home, a failed religious monument, and now a paranormal investigation site.

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