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Why We Don't Stuff Humans

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The Taxidermy of Human Beings

Just reading that and picturing it probably creeped you out. But why isn’t it what we do? The Vsauce YouTube channel explores this topic. The video doesn’t make me want to get stitched and stuffed after I’m gone, but I certainly am open to that whole space burial thing he describes.

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One Bad Apple...

THE REASON ALL OF US TO HAVE TO SIT IN THIS HORRIFIC TRAFFIC JAM. OH MAN IF I COULD JUST GET MY HANDS ON THIS PERSON AND TELL THEM WHAT A CRAPPY DRIVER THEY ARE!!!!!!!!!

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The World's Oldest Pornography?

It's at least 3,000 years old and I have no idea whether it's safe for your work.

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A Show Within A Show Worth Watching

Some shows are so great that they also contain great little shows inside of themselves.

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Air Turns 50

Michael “Air” Jordan turned the big 5-0 over the weekend. While he’s remembered for being the greatest basketball player of all time, he also helped create one terrible minor league baseball promotion, by not showing up.

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The Upkeep at 1600 Penn

In honor of President’s Day, Miss Cellania covers the history of renovations to America’s most famous mansion.

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Dogs Deliberately Smile at Us
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Dogs Have Pet Facial Expressions to Use on Humans, Study Finds. They learn what we like, and use it to communicate with us.

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Harvesting Cork in Rural Spain. It takes 25 years from planting to the first harvest, then nine years until the next one.

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The Year of the Witch. Hartford, Connecticut, spent 1662 and 1663 in a frenzy to identify witches among the townspeople.

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Burger King Reveals the Uncomfortable Truth About Bullying in a Remarkable In-Store Stunt. The premise is goofy, but the last minute will get you right in the feels.

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What Does the Hamburger Helper’s Skeleton Look Like? Each possibility is more ridiculous than the last.

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A Catfishing With a Happy Ending. The man she met online was an impostor, but then she met the guy he had stolen a profile picture from.

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5 Weird Pieces of Vintage Parenting Advice. Aren't you glad we have all the answers now?

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The Haunted Hospital. Waverly Hills Sanatorium has been a TB hospital, a nursing home, a failed religious monument, and now a paranormal investigation site.

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When Movie Trailers Mislead
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7 Times Misleading Movie Trailers Didn't Align with the Film. The trailer's only purpose is to get you into the theater, where you may be surprised.

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Flowers Have Secret Blue Halos That Bumblebees Can See. The effect is produced mechanically instead of chemically.

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Searching for the Identity of San Francisco’s Mysterious Mummified Girl. DNA analysis and a painstaking records search have given her a name and a history.

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Charles Laughton in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The making of the 1939 film was an extreme experience for its star.

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Learn to Make Alien Facehugger Pudding Cups for Your Halloween Party. They have edible Alien eggs and facehuggers, they fizz, they glow in the dark, and they're delicious!

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From Folk to Acid Rock, How Marty Balin Launched the San Francisco Music Scene. More than just the founder of Jefferson Airplane, he encouraged the opening of clubs and auditoriums, promoted festivals, and welcomed bands from all over.

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The Wikipedia Markov Masher is a generator that will mix two Wikipedia articles together into a paragraph that almost, but not quite, makes sense in an artificial intelligence way. See some really funny examples here.

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11 Scientific Reasons Why Being in Nature is Relaxing. That's a lot of reasons to go outside today.

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