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Mindboggling Lego Puzzles

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Riddle Me This

Try to solve each of these puzzling pictures made up of everyone's favorite childhood building toys. But be warned: You may waste the rest of the afternoon on these.

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Games Adults Play: Tag

This group of friends is extremely committed to playing tag. So much so that they travel around the country tagging each other and the game has been going on for over two decades.

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Who Were the Warner Brothers?

Get fully up to speed on this list of 25 interesting bits of history and trivia on the famous movie studio.

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XLVII Layer Dip

In honor of Super Bowl 47, Buzzfeed has assembled an awe-inspiring 47 layer dip.

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Did Hemingway Really Write Hemingway’s Famous Six-Word Short Story?

Ernest Hemingway once wrote a six-word short story that went like this:

“For sale: Baby shoes, never worn.”

The tale is just as heartbreaking as it is brief. But, the question has always lingered about whether or not he actually wrote it.

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Actually See One of the Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

There’s always that part of the Oscars when they name all of the short animated films nominated for an Oscar and you think, “Who the heck has seen any of these? Where do you ever see one of these?” Well, now you will have seen Disney’s Paperman.

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Tie A Ribbon Around Your Finger...

Leave yourself a note. Do whatever it takes, just don’t forget these things.

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Why Land on the Moon?
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Why Land on the Moon? A 1963 article lays out the arguments for space travel from two scientists.

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The Alaska Gold Rush’s All-in-One Miner, Hunter, Brewer, and Cook. Fannie Quigley became a legend for her abilities and hospitality.

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How to Repurpose Your Solar Eclipse Glasses. Keep them as a souvenir, or do some good by donating them to an educational charity.

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The 100 Greatest Comedies Of All Time. Do you agree at all with the rankings of 253 film critics?

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A Real Life Murder Mystery from 1933. Rheta Wynekoop was shot in the back, but the confession and evidence made a mess of the story.

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The Best Way To Read Tolkien's Hobbit And Lord Of The Rings Stories. You should go in the order in which the author dreamed them up.

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How America Forgot the True History of the Civil War. The story was whitewashed in the name of national healing, but it didn't really work.

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5 of History's Most Remarkable Teachers. They all deserve an extra gold star.

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The Real Gold Rush Wealth
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The Man Who Got Rich Off the Gold Rush ... Without the Gold. The folks who really prospered were those who provided goods and services to the prospectors.

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Five Elements and Substances That Turned Out Not to Exist. Science progresses with two steps forward and one step back.

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An American Werewolf in London Is Still the Best Horror Reimagining. A look back at the 1981 thriller.

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NASA's Ambitious Plan To Save Earth From A Supervolcano. And we might produce usable energy as a bonus.

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The Devil’s in the Details of These Dark Miniature Scenes. Artist Frank Kunert makes beautiful dioramas, but they each have something weird going on.

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Why Lottery Winners Make Dangerous Neighbors. It's not because they attract burglars.

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Your City's 'Ghost Signs' Have Stories to Tell. Craig Winslow has a unique method of preserving old painted walls without affecting the building itself.

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Iconic Plague Images Are Often Not What They Seem. What a real plague victim looked like was worse, but not as easily conveyed in a painting.

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