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Inept Politicians on Film

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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 Mind-Bending Science of Awe
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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe. Encountering something that overwhelms your previous experience can be terrifying or enlightening.

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Dominoes and Fire. See a chain reaction of dominoes—powered by candles, hot air, and burning sparklers.

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Alan Hale Jr. "The Skipper." Meet the man behind the Gilligan's Island character.

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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks. None of them are as scary as growing up during the Cold War arms race.

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5 Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. The secret is preparing ahead of time.

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The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne. One of the possible origin stories goes back as far as an uprising in 1813.

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The United States of Movies. The most iconic film set in each state, plotted on a colorful map.

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7 Spacecraft NASA Has Landed on Mars. Some future civilization may discover it and call it a robot planet.

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Where Did That Tuna Come From?
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Why You Should Care About Where Your Tuna Comes From. Pollutants are not the same across the globe.

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A Demonstration of How Water Acts in Space. Watch an astronaut blow fruit punch like bubble gum.

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I Wore A Mars Space Suit And It Was Exhausting. Living in an inhospitable atmosphere will be no walk in the park.

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John Ballou Newbrough's Orphan Utopia. His new Faithist religion was dictated by angels in the 1880s.

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How to Spot a Fake Viral Video. Begin with the idea that not every recording is true to life.

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The Bloody, Exhilarating Bonnie and Clyde Broke Taboos When it Hit Screens 50 Years Ago. It was historical fiction, yet resonated with the counterculture.

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The Game of Thrones Characters Need to Hang Out More. Battles and special effects are nice, but dialogue is where the show really shines.

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How WWII Saved The Great Gatsby From Obscurity. It took almost 20 years for the book to become a hit.

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