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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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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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Game of Thrones Has Changed the Real World
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6 Ways Game of Thrones has Changed the Real World. Even those who don't watch it know the characters as cultural metaphors.

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The Only Thing Worse than Watching an Offensively Bad Comedy is Watching One You Supposedly Wrote. A.J. Via got a movie deal and lost all control of the finished product.

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To Fight Smallpox in the Spanish Colonies, King Charles IV Sent a Ship on a Vaccination Mission in 1803. The expedition included 22 orphans carrying the fresh vaccine in their bodies to keep it safe enough to last the voyage around the world.

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For Centuries, People Celebrated a Little Boy’s First Pair of Trousers. Once he was toilet-trained and could dress himself, he could become a real boy.

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What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It. A familiar term carries a lot of baggage, while a new term will encourage patients to just follow doctor's orders.

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Ben Stiller's Never-Ending Midlife Crisis. His new movie Brad's Status is the fourth that explores that theme.

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Sir Arthur and the Fairies. After a thorough but flawed investigation, the Sherlock Holmes author believed the Cottingley Fairies were real.

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