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Pez Dispensers Featuring Your Face

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What exactly is a Harvest Moon? Wunderground has a great article about how full moons got their names, plus a whole list of moon names that helped Native American tribes track the seasons.
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I don't know where this came from or anything more about it, but this long GIF of a flying raccoon had me in stitches all day. Thanks Drew for the weirdness and laugh!
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Another animal in orbit in a thriller starring a cat, a hair dryer, and a tiny sock. What more do you need to know? Hilarious.
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Well this is thoroughly creepy: Pez dispensers with your head on top. This seems like a Stephen King or "Twilight Zone" twist …
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This week we said farewell to "30 Rock," whose final season made up for some unevenness in the past few years. The finale was pretty perfect though, and to honor its run, here are 100 of "30 Rock's" best quotes.
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Modern family bonding: an 84-year-old grandpa plays Halo 4 and Black Ops 2 with his grandson and loves it.
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Bringing this old gem out of the vault: An English pronunciation poem, showing just how crazy our language is. By the way, if linguistics is your thing, check out Bill Bryson's "The Mother Tongue." Quick read, full of info, and one of my favorites!
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Another edition of Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius. If only I could ever remember to DO any of them ...
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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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