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The Starks of Winterfell are always warning us Winter Is Coming, but I'm still grumpy about it. Buzzfeed gives us quite a few reasons to embrace the cold weather, though.
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From Alexis, a thoughtful article about the world's 'poorest' president. Uruguay's president lives on a "ramshackle" farm and gives away much of his pay. He definitely cannot be accused of forgetting the 99%!
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Inspiration: one kid wrote, animated and directed this completely insane sci-fi short.
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How delicious is a 3D printer hamburger? Maybe not very, but the concept is mind boggling.
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After my Falcons suffered a heartbreaking loss in the NFC Championship, I swore I was done with the NFL for awhile … but this Bad Lip Reading: NFL Edition is hilarious. I feel a bit better now.
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Much has been made of movie poster cliches, and also the overall color of movies, so how about a hybrid: a visual evolution of movie poster colors.
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The evolution of these corporate logos shows evolving tastes in graphics and feelings of their time.
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Just how special are you? This can be determined, of course, by how many goats you are worth. How many goats would you have in your dowry? (I apparently would have eight with a brother thrown in. I don't know if that is good or bad).
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Important: a nutritional guide to popular food in video games (so, totally not important. But kinda fun)
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How Water Could Power Long-Distance Space Travel. It's a matter of separating the hydrogen from the oxygen.

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The First Murder Solved by a Fingerprint. La Plata, Argentina, had just set up their new fingerprint department.

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How an Army of Suffragettes Helped Save America From Starvation. The Woman's Land Army sent young women to faraway farms to bring in the crops.

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Full Color 3D X-Rays Are Here. They sound too cool to be real, but seeing one can also give you the creeps.

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19 Unwritten Rules That Everyone Seems To Follow. There are some things that everyone just does, even though they've never been told to, and they certainly have never been told why.

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On The Far Side. You loved the comic, but how much do you know about its creator, Gary Larson?

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How to Make the Perfect Glass of Iced Tea. However, this cold brew method is not compatible with the supersaturated Southern version.

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12 Secrets of Film Editors. We couldn't enjoy a movie without them.

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A Lemon Rolled for a Quarter Mile Down a Street. And since the evidence is on video, many, many unproductive hours have been spent watching it.

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A Man Grew the World's Longest Fingernails Out of Spite. After 66 years, Shridhar Chillal finally got his 30 feet of nails cut.

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NASA-Designed Heat Shields Could Save Firefighters' Lives. Teams are carrying 40 prototypes as they battle wildfires in the American West.

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The Most Important Video Game on the Planet. Fortnite is so popular that its culture is spilling out into the real world.

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The Futuristic Skyscrapers of 1923 Were Supposed to Solve Traffic Problems. Like many people, those architects assumed we would soon have flying cars.

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Want to Become an Astronaut? There's an app for that.

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10 Nutty Proposals to Save the Planet. Some could eventually lead to plausible ideas.

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