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The Star Wars Truther Movement

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Star Wars Truthers Unite

A new conspiracy has been discovered in a galaxy far, far away.

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Talk to Me Like I’m A Child

I tell people this all of the time. So I love that Reddit will be taking that approach to explain complex global matters to people.

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Terrible Suggestions For Great Films

Inspired by the notes executives gave Ridley Scott on Blade Runner, Flavorwire has compiled a cool list of classic films and the idiotic notes offered by the studio executives overseeing them. Probably best to just leave the movie making to the moviemakers.

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The Q*bert Quest

A grown man’s journey to arcade endurance is an interesting examination of video game obsession.

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Old Vegas

Life takes you inside the world of old school Sin City.

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Human Flight Is Real

I thought I was pretty cool for going skydiving. It turns out I am not daring at all. These wingsuit flyers are daring.

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Walking the Line

And then I come across this article about a planned tightrope walk 1500-feet above the Grand Canyon. Have I ever really lived?

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Stop With the Vertical Videos

If you’re going to shoot video on your phone, please watch this PSA first.

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Volcanic Eruptions Under Antarctic Ice
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Solid Evidence of Eruptions Under Antarctic Ice. Over 100 volcanoes, hidden under ice sheets, could destabilize the continent.

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In 1859, the United States and Britain Almost Went to War Over a Pig. The farmers of San Juan Island called in the troops to determine sovereignty once and for all.

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The Contentious Physics of Wiffle Ball. An engineer explains his experiments to find out why it curves.

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A Fortune Lost at Sea: Ship Sinks with California Gold Rush Treasure. Hundreds died, and the loss of gold caused several banks to fail.

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How Don Hewitt Invented 60 Minutes and Changed Journalism Forever. The show is beginning its 50th year on the air.

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This Ghost Town was Aiming Nuclear Missiles at America from Just 125 Miles Away. Gudym, on the eastern edge of Russia, is now just a shell of its former self.

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How Scientists are Revolutionizing Beer. Small batches of craft beer enable brewers to experiment and innovate.

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Welcome to One of the World's Last Matriarchal Societies. Kihnu, an island off the coast of Estonia, is struggling to preserve its culture.

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Why Denmark is the World's Happiest Country
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5 Reasons Why Danes Are Happier Than the Rest of Us. The surprise is not the reasons themselves, but the fact that they are common among the population.

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Who Would Win in a Competition Between a Science Museum and a Natural History Museum? A game of one-upmanship was played out on Twitter, and readers were the winners.

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What Happens When War Is Outlawed. Fifteen nations did just that in 1928, but it didn't last long.

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My Three Years in Identity Theft Hell. Proving who you are when someone else is, too, becomes a full-time job with no perks.

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Elon Musk Releases an Explosive Mega-Collection of His Greatest Rocket Failures. Still, risking failure is the only path to technological breakthrough.

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Put Away Your Pumpkins, It's Still Summer. Autumn creep is a sign we're becoming divorced from the natural progression of the growing season.

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Early Time Travel? Why Britain Lost 11 Days in 1752.

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