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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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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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What If Earth Rotated in the Other Direction?
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Reversing Earth’s Spin Moves Deserts, Reshapes Ocean Currents. Everything would be different if our planet rotated in the other direction.

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NFL Player Wade Davis Talks Masculinity and Pro Sports. "We must create the conditions for all individuals to feel comfortable taking the risk to be themselves."

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This Old Soviet Airport Car Was Probably The Biggest Sedan In The World. It was equipped for two drivers, one to go forward and the other in reverse.

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The Race to Save the World's Disappearing Languages. In the last 60 years, 230 human languages went extinct.

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The Netflix documentary Mercury 13 tells of the women who passed NASA's astronaut screening in 1961. Only their gender kept them earthbound and out of history books.

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The Desert Architecture School Where Students Build Their Own Sleeping Quarters. The School of Architecture at Taliesin (SOAT) takes experimental living spaces seriously.

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I Gave Birth and I Didn't Even Get a Good Story Out of it. A normal birth is miraculous and transformative, but it's too common for anyone outside the family to listen to.

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10 Ridiculously Precise Units of Measurement. They make sense once you know the stories behind them.

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