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Robots Get No Respect

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Robots Get No Love

Actual science has determined that human beings have very little compassion for robot torture. I wonder if they’d be bothered by water(mother)boarding.

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Supervillain Singalong

io9 has compiled a list of the 26 best supervillain songs of all time, and it is wonderful.

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You Are Hereby Banished

Unless that’s not entirely legal.

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Just One More Zombie Thing: Teddy Bears

UndeadTeds are so cool/cuddly/creepy. Who knew teddy bears have real brains?

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M-I-C: See You Real Soon Only If You’re A Member of the Secret Club

A while back, Stacy Conradt offered a great rundown of Disneyland’s ultra-exclusive Club 33. Here, the Daily Mail provides some pictures of what it looks like inside.

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Your Elementary Teachers Were Filthy Liars

It’s a global conspiracy! The concept of “silent reading” is a myth.

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Be A Better Human

With even more Life Hacks.

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Let's _Floss-ify Super Bowl Week

On Sunday, the Ravens will play the 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. The Ravens are named after the famous poem by Edgar Allan Poe. The 49ers are named for those that flocked out west in 1849 to find gold.

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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish
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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

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10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

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An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are practically everyday events, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history.

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Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

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The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

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Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama.

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The Origin Story of the Peace Sign. It was a call for nuclear disarmament almost 60 years ago.

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10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind. If only we could get our jeans and socks to last so long.

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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