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How to Buy the Moon

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Moon Land Ownership Has Its Pros

It’s quiet and not overly crowded, but the commute is terrible.  Yesterday I linked to an article on the efforts of human beings to live on the moon. Well, if you want to give it a try, you need to know this guy. He actually makes a living selling land on the moon.

This sort of reminds me of the man who sold the Eiffel Tower.

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How the Conclave Works

Time magazine offers a simple explanation of the Pope-picking process.

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Peep These Ideas

If you celebrate Easter, you know someone is going to give you them—whether you want them or not. Thankfully, Food Beast has a list of 18 great ways to eat, or drink, Peeps. I really need some Peeps Monkey Bread.

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The Watering Down of America

How did the most basic, tasteless beverage on the planet become America’s drink of choice?

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We All Want to Be Remembered As A “Natty Dresser”

But that’s just the beginning of the awesomeness attributed to Harry Weathersby Stamps in his fantastic obituary.

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Rescuing Napoleon

There was once a plan to rescue the former French Emperor from his island prison by using a submarine.

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Batman on An Elephant

Because why not?

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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain
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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain. Check out 25 subtle tricks that make you spend more.

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Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border. A list of resources and organizations that need your skills, time, or money.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice. While the days will only get shorter from here, temperatures will still go up.

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The Forgotten Chefs Who Made Chili Con Carne a Tex-Mex Standard. Women running their own businesses gave us an entirely new cuisine.

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You Would Never Expect Killer Whales to Appear Here. Arctic Ocean prey that once fed polar bears is fair game for orcas.

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Brooklyn's Defunct Domino Sugar Plant Opens as Domino Park. Pictures show how an old factory can become a community park and still retain its history.

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First Impressions. Tom Comitta took the first sentence from 268 New Yorker short stories, sorted them, and combined them into one surprisingly cohesive tale.

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The Original Locations of 15 Famous Chain Stores. There might be one near you!

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How Volcanoes Work
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How Volcanoes Work. The U.S. has 169 "potentially active" volcanoes, but they're not all alike.

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The Internet is Learning an Important Lesson About Service Dogs. We know you're not supposed to pet them without permission, but what if one approaches you?

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That Time the U.S. Postal Service Tried Delivering Mail By Missile. It saved neither time nor money, but that wasn't the point.

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Why You Should Slack Off to Get Some Work Done. The world's most productive scientists and engineers worked only 10 to 20 hours a week.

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Postcards From the Honeymoon Capital Of The World. For many couples, the Poconos was where the Baby Boom began.

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The Dark Side of ‘Service With a Smile.’ Putting on a happy face when you're not feeling it can lead to mental and physical problems.

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A Horror Story About a Shower Curtain. Or it could be a comedy; either way, it needs to be filmed.

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What's the Difference Between a Broadway and an Off-Broadway Show? It's more than just the street address of the theater.

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