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Why Pope Francis Picked That Name

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Former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio is now Pope Francis. Read why popes take on new names, and what this one means.
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If Game of Thrones had been produced in the mid-90s, the opening sequence would be very different. But it would have been a hit show, anyway.
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Redditors shared their ideas for an awesome dream house, in which money is no object. Put the best  parts all together, and you end up with the most awesomely juvenile supervillain lair ever.
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To survive online retailers, small bookshops must offer something extra. I, personally, would suggest a cat.
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The word "journeyman" means those who travel the world practicing their trade. German craftsmen still perform this hardcore medieval custom on their way to becoming master craftsmen.
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How Far Can You Travel in 36 Hours with No Money? Two students participating in the Trinity College Jailbreak went from Ireland to Argentina -7,000 miles away!
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7 Awesome Google Offices Around the World. Beautiful and fun enough to make you want to go to work.
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7 movies that are cleverly disguised Shakespeare adaptations. Seeing the films first may prime you for reading the original from the Bard. 
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Today is 3/14/13. Happy Pi Day, everyone!

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Always Wear a Helmet
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Powerful photos to remind you to always wear a helmet.

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In 1838, Missouri witnessed the “Missouri Mormon War.” It was the first of three armed conflicts before the Mormons found their home.

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Hippies, Guns, and LSD: The San Francisco Rock Band That Was Too Wild For the Sixties. The Charlatans were ahead of their time, but flamed out fast.

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Six "Common" Medical Conditions That Don't Actually Exist. Some of them were only named in order to sell you a cure.

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Remembering Hair-Raising Landings at Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Airport. Landing on runway 13/31 was so terrifying, the procedure was called the Kai Tak Heart Attack.

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The Scariest Rides At The Fair, Ranked By An Anxious Man. Mark Shrayber is terrified of carnival rides, yet he can't help but try them.

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The 100 Greatest American Cooks of All Time. Many of the cooks on the list have a full article about them linked, which could keep you busy for some time.

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12 charming coastal towns to visit this summer. Get away from the crowds of tourists for a relaxing getaway.

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11 Fashion Trends of World War I. With the men away fighting, women went for comfort as well as style.

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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