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25 Cheesy Pick-Up Lines Involving Kale

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Kale me maybe? For vegan/vegetarian pun-lovers, here’s a list of 25 cheesy pick-up lines involving kale.

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If you think dating is hard enough already, let this list of 10 courtship traditions from around the world provide you with some perspective. Coffee shop awkwardness has nothing on ritual tooth filling.

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This may or may not be your opportunity to hear Walt Whitman’s voice reading the first four lines of his 1888 poem “America.” There’s no definitive consensus on whether it really is him, so you’re free to draw your own conclusion.

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Similarities in political opinion can make a potential partner 2.2% more attractive to you, so for the next election, carefully consider how visibly you want to display those bumper stickers.

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Canadian digital artist Phil Postma’s crossover illustrations of DC and Marvel Comics characters reimagined in the trademark Pixar style make even walking death-machine Iron Man seem family-friendly. Fans of The Incredibles in particular will notice some striking similarities…

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As if anyone needed more reason to obsess over their celebrity crush of choice, here are 12 actors and actresses who are well on their way to triple threat status, with the record deals to prove it.

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The official Disney blog applied a series of filters to this photo of Beast’s Castle in the New Fantasyland portion of Disney World’s Magic Kingdom park, Instagram-style. The results make the image look all the more, well…fantastical.

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Madame Tussauds London left their wax figure of George Clooney out on a couch on the street for the benefit of passers-by looking to snuggle.

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Game of Thrones Has Changed the Real World
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6 Ways Game of Thrones has Changed the Real World. Even those who don't watch it know the characters as cultural metaphors.

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The Only Thing Worse than Watching an Offensively Bad Comedy is Watching One You Supposedly Wrote. A.J. Via got a movie deal and lost all control of the finished product.

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To Fight Smallpox in the Spanish Colonies, King Charles IV Sent a Ship on a Vaccination Mission in 1803. The expedition included 22 orphans carrying the fresh vaccine in their bodies to keep it safe enough to last the voyage around the world.

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For Centuries, People Celebrated a Little Boy’s First Pair of Trousers. Once he was toilet-trained and could dress himself, he could become a real boy.

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What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It. A familiar terms carries a lot of baggage, while a new term will encourage patients to just follow doctor's orders.

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Ben Stiller's Never-Ending Midlife Crisis. His new movie Brad's Status is the fourth that explores that theme.

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Sir Arthur and the Fairies. After a thorough but flawed investigation, the Sherlock Holmes author believed the Cottingley Fairies were real.

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Great Stephen King Stories
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16 Great Stephen King Stories to Read This Fall. In case you want to scare yourself silly alone in the dark.

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Cowabunga! Strange Cow Stories. Bossy has gotten herself into some weird places.

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How Two Lesbians Fought the Nazis With a Typewriter. Lucy Schwob and Suzanne Malherbe kept up a propaganda war from their home in the Channel Islands.

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Can You Survive on Potatoes Alone? Maybe, but there are drawbacks to potatoes as a life-sustaining food.

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Why Back-to-School Season Feels Like the New Year—Even for Adults. The majority of people spend more than half their lives tied to the school calendar.

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A Visual History of Lunchboxes. Come for the nostalgia, stay for the trivia.

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An Austrian Ossuary Holds Hundreds of Elaborately Hand-Painted Skulls. The custom is a combination of memento mori and identification.

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A Brief History of United States Currency. Until the Civil War, money was printed privately by banks.

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