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Happy Geckos

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The Ridiculously Happy Gecko Test. If that one smiled as big as these 22 geckos, he'd sell more insurance.
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See how the Jurassic Park crew designed and built the frill-necked Dilophosaurus that started out cute and then killed Newman. They called it "the Spitter."
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A new study finds monkeys judge others the same way people do. They know and remember who is selfish or mean.
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Mountain climber Mark Roberts fell 100 feet down an icy slope, and sustained a broken ankle and bruises. His helmet cam was on the whole time, recording the scary descent.
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Can Doritos Locos Tacos Save America? Taco Bell is bucking the recession by offering a product people really want.
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A Talking Cat!?! is The Room of anthropomorphic animal movies featuring Eric Roberts. The A.V. Club deconstructs Roberts' career arc and an awful movie they make me want to see.
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How to Run a Publication That Isn’t Sexist. One magazine took the time and effort to find out what caused male contributors to outnumber female contributors -and then fixed it.

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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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