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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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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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