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Animating Jacko With Legos

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The King of Lego Creations

This thing is a real Thriller. It’s Bad, in a good way. It’s really Off the Wall. This thing is so good it could Heal the World. If you love this just know that You Are Not Alone. So, check it out, and Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough.

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Amazing Lost Cities

Check out this cool rundown of vanished civilizations that may or may not have ever existed.

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This Underwater City Definitely Did Exist

In 1985 the city of Villa Epecuen was flooded and submerged. Then in 2009 the city slowly started to reappear as the water receded. I found this article thanks to this great post on Imgur.

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China Actually Has An Optimus Prime

But don’t fear, it’s a statue. It’s one of many interesting sculptures there on display to the public.

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An Earth-Shattering Asteroid Is On Its Way

It will be here in 2029. Or 2036. Or maybe it won’t ever be here. But it probably will be, maybe.

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Have A Happy, Copyright Infringement-Free Birthday

You probably know already that "Happy Birthday To You" is copyrighted and costs money to use. So these alternatives have been written to replace it.

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That’s A TV Show?

If you find yourself flipping around the TV dial in disbelief about the “reality” that makes it on-air these days, you aren’t alone.

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Peanuts Aren't Nuts
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Why aren't peanuts classified as nuts? Turns out, they're closer to green beans than you think. Peanuts are biologically legumes.

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What This Company Is Offering Employees Is Raising a Privacy Debate. Would you let your company implant a chip in your hand?

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Your Roomba is Spying on You. The devices have been gathering information about your home, and that data could be more valuable to Roomba maker iRobot Corp than the sales of its vacuum cleaner.

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The Legend of The Fatal Sisters: Voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau put a curse on plantation owner De Coucy, swearing his bloodline would die out, but he ignored it.

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Are Helicopter Parents Ruining Summer Camp? Kids don't mind giving up their cell phones for the week, but it really bothers parents.

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He Thought Butternut Squash was Cheese: Funny observation of the daily struggles of customer service employees and the fact that the customer is not always right.

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Why you should vacation somewhere new, unexpected, and totally out of your comfort zone.

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15 Monumental Facts About the Lincoln Memorial. One tidbit: The project took a long and winding road from idea to finished structure.

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Morning Cup of Links: San Diego Comic Con News
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The Biggest San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Stories. The latest updates from every pop culture universe.

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Freedom Ride: a glimpse into the experiences of one group of the Freedom Riders of 1961.

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"Dude, where's my car?" Parents take to Craigslist for help after ‘doofy’ son loses car at Metallica show.

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Scientific Journals Publish Bogus Paper About Midi-chlorians from Star Wars, a reminder that not all journals use peer review or even proofreaders.

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Puzzlewood, Tolkien’s Inspiration for Middle-earth. The peaceful, green, 14-acre section of Gloucestershire is truly inspirational.

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How to Turn Your Used Electronics Into Cash. Read the comments, too, for the experiences of people who have used these methods.

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The Accent Whisperers of Hollywood. An influx of global acting talent must be taught to passably sound like Americans.

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Are You Bold Enough to Play Motorcycle Soccer? It's one of several sports mash-ups involving motorbikes.

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