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Weekend Links: How Not to Shower

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Apparently I’ve been showering wrong for my entire adult life. Anyone else out there unaware that we’re not supposed to be using soap these days?

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Former President George W. Bush traded in his politics for paintbrushes, and the results are…surprisingly adept.

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These gorgeous photographs of airports as viewed from above will almost make you forget what an unpleasant experience going to the airport is.

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The Mars Curiosity rover just keeps doing cooler and cooler things. This 4-billion-pixel panorama stitched together from 295 separate images taken by the rover’s MastCams lets you virtually stand on Martian soil and take a look around. Use fullscreen mode for best effect.

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Remember those color-changing Hypercolor t-shirts? Oh, the ‘90s.

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Anderson Cooper met Grumpy Cat (you know, of Grumpy Cat fame) and it was a thing of beauty.

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After-Easter candy sales are coming! Resist the urge to indulge too freely in the post-holiday jellybean markdowns by making “the perfect chocolate truffle” at home instead.

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Watch this 2-year-old get caught red-handed sneaking around in the middle of the night, picking the lock to his sister’s room, and stealing her Pillow Pet, then let me know your opinion on whether this kid a) deserves a time-out, or b) is a genius.

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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler
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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler. The Commuter is the latest of a long line of films in which the action star ruins transportation for everyone.

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Snow Rollers: Nature’s Winter Treat. Snow can naturally form into wheels, carpet rolls, or big boulders.

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A Former Gang Member Explains How Easy It Is to Join a Gang. It offers a sense of belonging when you don't get that at home.

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Hollywood Movies Renamed for Japanese Audiences. Some are funny, and some are better than the English title.

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Ladykillers: Murder Ballads and the Country Women Who Sang Them. The underappreciated who sang about the unacceptable eventually became hidden treasures.

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13 Quick and Easy Breakfasts to Jumpstart Your Winter Mornings. Something new will make the whole day go easier.

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11 Ways Advertisers Make Food Look Delicious. It's much more difficult than you might think.

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How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler?
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How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler? With the addition of lightsabers!

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The Mysterious Origins of the First Scandinavians. The tools they left behind suggested that migration may have come from two directions.

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When Quackery on the Radio Was a Public Health Crisis. From magic bracelets to goat gonad transplants, medical marketers got rich.

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Found: The Real Bullitt Mustang That Steve McQueen Tried (and Failed) to Buy. The '69 sports car had been in private hands since after the movie wrapped.

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When Did People Start Making Bread? A short history of the staple that feeds the world.

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How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations. First off, pretend you're a man.

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The Skillet. Susannah Nesmith beautifully chronicles the legacy of her great-great-grandmother's iron cookware.

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12 Cultured Facts About the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Knowing these will enhance your visit, whenever that happens.

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