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“Don’t worry about the government”: 13 fictional political machines that are too stupid to be sinister. But that's the way we LIKE to think about political machines!   
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10 Clues From The Mad Men Premiere Suggesting Don Draper Will Die. Whether that's true or not, it could keep folks watching for years to find out.
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Nine Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Swear Words. Learn those things from a surprisingly SFW article.
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A hat worn on one episode of a cancelled TV show became a symbol for fans, and ten years later, Fox is going after anyone who makes them for copyright infringement. Etsy sellers are striking back.
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These are the most totally overused adjectives on the Internet. And the reason I overuse "delightful" and "clever" instead.  
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Victor Navasky's new book examines the power of the political cartoon throughout history. See his six favorite political cartoons from the past 200 years.
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5 of the worst-selling cars of all time. Consumers -especially early adopters- decide which cars deserve to fail.
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Edward Leedskalnin and his Coral Castle. He built it all by himself, in honor of a lost love.  

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The History of Monopoly
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Elizabeth Magie and the History of the Board Game Monopoly. What it became was a far cry from her original intention.

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How North American Bison Ended Up in the Swiss Alps. Several Alpine herds are all descended from one farmer's crazy idea.

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South Georgia Island Is Officially Free of Its Bird-Killing Rodents. The invasive species wrecked the balance of nature for 250 years.

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Listen to These Auditory Illusions When You’re Bored With Laurel and Yanny. Learn about five ways your brain affects what you hear.

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Everybody Once Thought Stegosauruses Could Actually Fly. Early fossil finds led one paleontologist into wild speculation about the dinosaur.

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The Truth About the First Academy Awards and the Dog Rin Tin Tin. He was a good boy, but not an Oscar winner.

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Las Vegas is everything right—and wrong—with sports right now. Stadiums built with tax money rarely benefit the taxpayers.

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15 Life Hacks to Make Doing the Dishes a Breeze. Make them a habit to save yourself time and trouble.

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Queen Will, Queen Will Rock You in the Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer
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Alex Bailey, 20th Century Fox

Queen Will, Queen Will Rock You in the Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer. Starring Rami Malik as Freddie Mercury, the film covers the rise of Queen from 1970 to 1985.

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These Photos Show How Much Public Transportation Has Changed In America. Imagine traveling on a turnpike in a horse and buggy.

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The Jaguar Is Made for the Age of Humans. An encounter in the wilderness of Peru’s Candamo Valley highlights the uniqueness of the Western Hemisphere's biggest cat. 

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The Truth Behind Jeff Goldblum’s Iconic Jurassic Park Shirtless Scene Finally Emerges. It wasn't in the original script.

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A New Study Brings Us Closer to Understanding if Jupiter's Moon Europa Could Host Alien Life. Data from the Galileo mission two decades ago indicates water on the surface.

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How to Make Perfect Fried Rice. Although it is "perfect," commenters suggest variations for different tastes anyway.

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I Love Department Stores. They make shopping a unique and pleasant experience.

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12 Habits That Are Costing You Money. Changing the little things can add up over time.

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