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Real and Useless Sports Rules

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Rules Are Meant to Be Stupid

Check out this list of professional sports rules that you probably didn’t know existed - and certainly don’t need to.

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Long Live the Awkward-Looking King

This clunky computer animated rendering of Mufasa’s death in The Lion King somehow turns a really sad moment into a distractingly inept one.

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Emphasis on “BASED ON”

Just because a movie is based on a true story doesn’t make it a documentary. Even the best biopics get some stuff wrong, as these 3 Oscar contenders did.

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I Have One Word For You: Astrochimp

You should already be sold. But, in case you’re not, let me offer this: Astrochimps. Man, I love chimps.

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Whistler’s Momma Is Into Some Weird Stuff

At least she’s not just sitting around anymore.

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White House, Red Carpet

From the looks of this gallery, in the 80s there was at least one major celebrity at the White House every day. I guess that stands to reason, since President Reagan was a movie star himself.

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OK, Just One More Zombie Thing: Hines Ward

The former Pittsburgh Steeler will appear on The Walking Dead in the show's February 10 episode. This makeup is pretty awesome.

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The History of Monopoly
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Elizabeth Magie and the History of the Board Game Monopoly. What it became was a far cry from her original intention.

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How North American Bison Ended Up in the Swiss Alps. Several Alpine herds are all descended from one farmer's crazy idea.

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South Georgia Island Is Officially Free of Its Bird-Killing Rodents. The invasive species wrecked the balance of nature for 250 years.

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Listen to These Auditory Illusions When You’re Bored With Laurel and Yanny. Learn about five ways your brain affects what you hear.

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Everybody Once Thought Stegosauruses Could Actually Fly. Early fossil finds led one paleontologist into wild speculation about the dinosaur.

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The Truth About the First Academy Awards and the Dog Rin Tin Tin. He was a good boy, but not an Oscar winner.

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Las Vegas is everything right—and wrong—with sports right now. Stadiums built with tax money rarely benefit the taxpayers.

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15 Life Hacks to Make Doing the Dishes a Breeze. Make them a habit to save yourself time and trouble.

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Queen Will, Queen Will Rock You in the Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer
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Queen Will, Queen Will Rock You in the Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer. Starring Rami Malik as Freddie Mercury, the film covers the rise of Queen from 1970 to 1985.

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These Photos Show How Much Public Transportation Has Changed In America. Imagine traveling on a turnpike in a horse and buggy.

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The Jaguar Is Made for the Age of Humans. An encounter in the wilderness of Peru’s Candamo Valley highlights the uniqueness of the Western Hemisphere's biggest cat. 

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The Truth Behind Jeff Goldblum’s Iconic Jurassic Park Shirtless Scene Finally Emerges. It wasn't in the original script.

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A New Study Brings Us Closer to Understanding if Jupiter's Moon Europa Could Host Alien Life. Data from the Galileo mission two decades ago indicates water on the surface.

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How to Make Perfect Fried Rice. Although it is "perfect," commenters suggest variations for different tastes anyway.

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I Love Department Stores. They make shopping a unique and pleasant experience.

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12 Habits That Are Costing You Money. Changing the little things can add up over time.

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